[tz] Metazones in the tzdb (was Re: Why did you rename Russian zone name abbreviations)
David Patte ₯
dpatte at relativedata.com
Thu Nov 3 18:56:27 UTC 2016
On 2016-11-03 14:47, Matt Johnson wrote:
> As far as locale, In general, they seem to only exist in English, and occasionally in French. (ex, "HNE", or "HEE" for French-Canadian Eastern Time abbreviations. Are these used for real in Canada? Who knows.)
Yes, they are.
The French portion of the Canadian Broadcasting Network, called
'Radio-Canada' uses them on their TV schedules on their website.
But most Canadians are not francophone, and use the same English
abbreviations as Americans do.
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