[tz] Asia/Shanghai

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Fri Dec 15 21:38:16 UTC 2017

On 12/15/2017 01:13 PM, Phake Nick wrote:
> after reading naming convention of zones, wouldn't it still be better 
> to rename the zone to Asia/Beijing mowadays? As almost all users are 
> referring to the zone as "Beijing Time"

No, just as we shouldn't rename America/Los_Angeles to America/Pacific 
merely because almost all users refer to its time as "Pacific Time". For 
better or worse, zone names are tied to the biggest city in the zone not 
to the English-language name for the time, as the latter is too often 

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