[tz] Asia/Tomsk

Paul G paul at ganssle.io
Thu May 26 15:02:02 UTC 2016

Well, I'm just thinking that if you output a timestamp that looks like:

2015-09-03 14:33:04 MCK+4

Then later try to parse it back, your software might interpret MCK+4 as a POSIX string (I know that python-dateutil would), since it's formatted like one.

On May 26, 2016 10:56:02 AM EDT, Random832 <random832 at fastmail.com> wrote:
>On Thu, May 26, 2016, at 10:33, Paul G wrote:
>> Wouldn't MCK+4 be interpreted by a POSIX TZ variable as 4 hours
>> UTC?
>Why is someone going to paste the abbreviation into the TZ variable?
>There are very few timezones for which that would yield a useful
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