[tz] Use GST abbreviation for Asia/Dubai, Asia/Muscat

Mohamed Akram mohd.akram at outlook.com
Thu Jul 13 16:07:42 UTC 2017

> "GST" was my invention

Well now I feel silly. That’s true, it’s not often used (at least here in the UAE). Thank you for the clarification.

> On Jul 13, 2017, at 1:40 AM, Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:
> "GST" was my invention, and as I far as I know it is not typically used in English-language sources (other than those derived from tzdata). This is why it was removed in release 2017a, along with several other similar abbreviations. The idea is that tzdata should reflect common practice rather than prescribe it.

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