[tz] Java & Rearguard

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Mon Jun 10 17:34:35 UTC 2019

On 2019-06-08 08:57, Mark Davis ☕️ wrote:
> A couple of items.
>> CLDR is trying to maintain timezone strings that are suitable for Java (as 
>> almost nobody else uses them)
> We don't know who all uses the timezone names from CLDR (and which flavor);
> they are the names used in ICU, which is in C, C++, and Java (with shims for
> other programming languages).

...which is *available* for use by C, C++, and Java...
I am not aware that CLDR data or ICU is any standard part of those language
environments, as your wording implies, nor in any well known or used C or C++
apps, although IBM says Apple, Google, and IBM deploy it widely.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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