[tz] [PATCH 1/1] Add UTC to zone tables
J William Piggott
elseifthen at gmx.com
Sun Mar 13 01:01:48 UTC 2016
On 03/10/2016 05:21 PM, Clive D.W. Feather wrote:
> J William Piggott said:
>> Given the existing choices in top level menu, where would you look for
>> UTC? I think the prime meridian... London/Greenwich. That would be my
>> first look.
> But UTC is not the time at Greenwich. They happen to be the same right now
> (give or take a second or so) but won't be in a few weeks.
How does 'where would you look' turn into 'the same as'?
> I think Etc/ is the right place for this; it's a special case zone rather
> than a geographical one.
Do you mean as a top level menu entry for tzselect, or in regard to the
etcetera source file? If its the later, I question it due to the Theory
file saying etcetera can be excluded. That would leave the database
without a UTC file.
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