[tz] Please include Montreal
paul at ganssle.io
Mon Nov 13 14:20:08 UTC 2017
I'm pretty sure that's what Guy is saying. If you define your UI based on tzdb zone names, your UI is broken.
On November 13, 2017 9:17:55 AM EST, Paul.Koning at dell.com wrote:
>> On Nov 11, 2017, at 9:06 PM, Guy Harris <guy at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
>> On Nov 11, 2017, at 5:27 PM, Zefram <zefram at fysh.org> wrote:
>>> It's not a database of cities but of timezones.
>> So every UI that offers a list of tzdb names (or tzdb names slightly
>tweaked by replacing underscores with blanks, or whatever) as if it
>were a list of cities is broken.
>No. Tzdb isn't a UI, and doesn't define a UI. UI design is a separate
>activity, and it's not constrained by tzdb. It would be perfectly
>valid to offer a UI that has 10k city names in it as a way to set the
>correct tz for your system.
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