[tz] [PROPOSED] More Ruthenia replacement

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Fri May 1 20:26:19 UTC 2020

This follows up on an earlier patch in March, which replaced
“Ruthenia” with “Transcarpathia” but missed a couple of instances.
* europe: Ruthenia→Transcarpathia in commentary here, too.
* theory.html: Switch to Europe/Prague as a more easily-understood
 europe      |  2 +-
 theory.html | 10 ++++------
 2 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

diff --git a/europe b/europe
index 5593c60..91949d6 100644
--- a/europe
+++ b/europe
@@ -3983,7 +3983,7 @@ Zone Europe/Kiev	2:02:04 -	LMT	1880
 			2:00	1:00	EEST	1991 Sep 29  3:00
 			2:00	E-Eur	EE%sT	1995
 			2:00	EU	EE%sT
-# Ruthenia used CET 1990/1991.
+# Transcarpathia used CET 1990/1991.
 # "Uzhhorod" is the transliteration of the Rusyn/Ukrainian pronunciation, but
 # "Uzhgorod" is more common in English.
 Zone Europe/Uzhgorod	1:29:12 -	LMT	1890 Oct
diff --git a/theory.html b/theory.html
index c0e6f02..ffa3b4d 100644
--- a/theory.html
+++ b/theory.html
@@ -115,17 +115,15 @@ Each timezone has a name that uniquely identifies the timezone.
 Inexperienced users are not expected to select these names unaided.
 Distributors should provide documentation and/or a simple selection
 interface that explains each name via a map or via descriptive text like
-"Ruthenia" instead of the timezone name "<code>Europe/Uzhgorod</code>".
+"Czech Republic" instead of the timezone name "<code>Europe/Prague</code>".
 If geolocation information is available, a selection interface can
 locate the user on a timezone map or prioritize names that are
 geographically close. For an example selection interface, see the
 <code>tzselect</code> program in the <code><abbr>tz</abbr></code> code.
-The <a href="http://cldr.unicode.org/">Unicode Common Locale Data
+The <a href="http://cldr.unicode.org">Unicode Common Locale Data
 Repository</a> contains data that may be useful for other selection
-interfaces; it maps timezone names like <code>Europe/Uzhgorod</code>
-to CLDR names like <code>uauzh</code> which are in turn mapped to
-locale-dependent strings like "Uzhhorod", "Ungvár", "Ужгород", and
+interfaces; it maps timezone names like <code>Europe/Prague</code> to
+locale-dependent strings like "Prague", "Praha", "Прага", and "布拉格".

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