[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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