[tz] Conrad Maldives Rangali Island resort

Deborah Goldsmith goldsmit at apple.com
Thu Jan 17 23:28:09 UTC 2019

Chagos is part of the British Indian Ocean Territories, an overseas territory of the UK, while Rangali Island is part of the Maldives, a sovereign nation. The fact that they happen to have the same GMT offset now is no guarantee they always did. Chagos changed from GMT+5 to GMT+6 in 1995.

Given that they are from separately administered regions, I thought the policy was they should be separate time zones?


> On Jan 17, 2019, at 1:30 PM, Paul Eggert <eggert at CS.UCLA.EDU> wrote:
> On 1/17/19 12:33 PM, Deborah Goldsmith via tz wrote:
>> At the moment, users need to find a time zone that has the same GMT offset (in this case Indian/Chagos works) and use that instead.
> That should be good enough, no? I assume they've had the same time zone as Indian/Chagos since whenever.

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