[tz] Astrakhan region got approval to change its time zone

Paul Goyette paul at whooppee.com
Mon Feb 15 00:42:32 UTC 2016

On Sun, 14 Feb 2016, Paul Eggert wrote:

> The attached additional patch would change the new zone to use "+0400" rather 
> than "+04". Still, I mildly prefer "+04", as it's briefer. No matter what we 
> switch to, we will confuse some people; and other things being roughly equal, 
> briefer is better.

Perhaps briefer is better.  But if this is a "trial run" for moving into 
the future, where we can reasonably expect partial hour offsets, we 
should go ahead with the +0400 variant.  At least this way, there'll be 
only one new variant for people to absorb!

Just my PHP 1 (approx. USD 0.02) worth of opinion!

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