[tz] Reason for removal of several TZ abbreviations

Tim Parenti tim at timtimeonline.com
Tue Dec 5 20:38:16 UTC 2017

On 5 December 2017 at 15:04, Guy Harris <guy at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> How about "use a command-line picker", e.g.
>         $ tzid "Dusseldorf"
>         Europe/Berlin

So… what should `tzid "Disputed City"` return?  This doesn't really do
anything solve the (supposed) problem.

On 5 December 2017 at 15:32, David Patte ₯ <dpatte at relativedata.com> wrote:

> The original reason for the latest discussion was actually precipitaed
> from a request of clarity into why Greenland time zone designator was
> changed from GST/WGST to -3. The original author said that he felt GST/WGST
> was in common usage.
> I believe the answer should have been that he should provide evidence that
> it is in common usage in Greenland, preferably documentation of what the
> Greenland government prefers for the designator.

To be fair, that was basically my original answer. ;)


Tim Parenti
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