[tz] Petition to abolish local time in Sommarøy, Norway

Philip Paeps philip at trouble.is
Sat Jun 15 11:05:50 UTC 2019

On 2019-06-15 16:15:20 (+0800), Paul Eggert wrote:
> On Thursday, Kjell Ove Hveding, who lives in Sommarøy, Norway 
> (latitude 70°N, population 321), formally petitioned his 
> parliamentarian to abolish civil time in the town. Assuming this 
> becomes law and common practice (which does not appear likely), I 
> suppose we'd need to create a new entry for the region of Norway that 
> switches to having no civil time whatsoever. (The tzdb convention for 
> this is UTC with the abbreviation "-00".)

Wouldn't LMT be more appropriate in this (unlikely) situation?

Though at that latitude ... umm. :)


Philip Paeps
Senior Reality Engineer
Alternative Enterprises

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