[tz] Zone name policy

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Thu Dec 1 18:50:33 UTC 2016

On 11/30/2016 01:22 PM, Maksym Besida wrote:
> /"more common"/ is a very subjective measure

It's true that this is to some extent subjective, but I'm afraid that's 
the best we can do.

By the way, end users should not need to deal with English-language 
strings like "Kiev". Instead, they should be seeing translations like 
"Київ", "基辅", and (my favorite) "Kænugarður". These translations are 
maintained by CLDR. See:


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