[tz] Correcting daylight-savings time for central Missouri prior to 1967

Phake Nick c933103 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 24 04:10:24 UTC 2018

Currently the Timezone boundary builder tool have already supported
overlapping timezone and applied it to places like Xinjiang China and
Jerusalem Israel (Palestine) etc. So overlapping shouldn't be a problem,
however in such case extra thought might be needed for tz database ID.

 2018-11-24日 08:16, Zoidiasoft Tech <zoidsoft at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Nov 23, 2018, at 6:56 PM, Phake Nick <c933103 at gmail.com> wrote:
>  Even now, locally in upstate NY, the Amish are present and form a
>> significant part of the population.  They never observe DST and are on
>> standard time year around.  Most of them have sworn off any form of
>> electricity aynway.  Situations like this are quite common in time change
>> history.
> Would it warrant the creation of an additional tz region for them?
> Since we all live in the same place, you will end up with multiple zones
> for the same region depending upon who you count as important.  The same
> would be the case then for the Apache in southern CO, the ethnic Uyghurs in
> China, etc…  If your app is about charting airline arrival and departure
> times, then using an Amish schedule would be foolish.  They use horses for
> transportation anyway.  In my own software, I just add a TMessage (a string
> list) which takes the julian date as a parameter to warn users about these
> exceptions.  Unfortunately it is far from being all encompassing, but as
> the user sees enough of these messages through use, it helps to generate
> the appropriate amount of caution.
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