[tz] Regarding Wikipedia entry

Guy Harris guy at alum.mit.edu
Tue Nov 7 10:46:24 UTC 2017

On Nov 6, 2017, at 8:39 PM, Jens Tröger <jens.troeger at light-speed.de> wrote:

> This is regarding the following table: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_tz_database_time_zones#List
> I believe that the links in the first column CC are incorrect: they link to [[ISO_3166-1:CI|CI]] (link to the country) instead of [[ISO_3166-2:CI|CI]] (link to the timezone page)

Presumably by "timezone page" you meant "page for the ISO 3166-2 values for the subdivisions of the country referred to by the country code in question"; the [[ISO-3166-2:xx]] pages have nothing to do with the tzdb.  For example, [[ISO_3166-2:CI]] links to


which is the page for "the entry for the Ivory Coast in ISO 3166-2, giving the subdivisions of the Ivory Coast and their ISO 3166-2 values"; [[ISO_3166-1:CI]] links to


So why *should* the link go to a page giving ISO 3166-2 codes for the subdivisions of the country in question - which do *not* necessarily correspond to tzdb zones - rather than to the page for the country in question?

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