[tz] Conrad Maldives Rangali Island resort

Steve Jones stevejones at ontimezone.com
Sat Jan 19 22:54:23 UTC 2019

Documenting unofficial deviations from "official" time is a task so fraught
with guesses and shifting factors that it is a fools errand to try to turn
them into data.  I know, I'm a fool that tried to do it just for North
America, an exercise I documented here: http://ontimezone.com/exceptions.php

Steve Jones

On Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 5:39 PM Deborah Goldsmith via tz <tz at iana.org>

> As I understand it, the purpose of the tz database is to provide accurate
> information for users of computer systems. Someone wondering why their
> device doesn’t show the proper local time doesn’t really care about the
> niceties of sovereign nations vs. private organizations.
> It seems like the real problem here is gathering the data, and the number
> of new zones. I don’t think there would be any harm in adding time zones
> for these resorts. If there is concern about the unofficial status, they
> could be tagged under (e.g.) Indian/Private/ or something like that.
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