[tz] Unnecessary time zones in Ukraine territory

Mikhail Gribanov mikhail.gribanov at gmail.com
Tue Nov 26 14:04:59 UTC 2019

Ping. Please fix the time zones of Ukraine. Or at least reply me.

пт, 27 сент. 2019 г. в 20:21, Mikhail Gribanov <mikhail.gribanov at gmail.com>:
> Hi. Many Linux distributions use time zones from tz database. But I
> noticed that in Ukraine there are two unnecessary time zones. This is
> noticeable in the Linux distributions installers when choosing a time
> zone. There is only one time zone in Ukraine:
> https://uk.wikipedia.org/wiki/Час_в_Україні (Europe/Kiev in tz
> database)
> Unnecessary time zones:
> Europe/Uzhgorod
> Europe/Zaporozhye
> Can you explain why they were added? I did not find any evidence of
> the existence of events "Ruthenia used CET 1990/1991" (comment in tz
> database).
> And if it really existed is it possible to somehow mark them as
> inactive time zones? Because many programs (for example, Linux
> distribution installers, which I mentioned above) offer to select them
> as active, which is incorrect.

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