[tz] suggestion: split "backward" into "backward" and "deprecated"

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Tue May 5 03:48:36 UTC 2020

On 5/4/20 8:06 PM, Andrew Gierth wrote:
>>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> writes:
>  Paul> Getting back to the main point, I'm not sure it's worth
>  Paul> deprecating links like 'US/Pacific' any time soon, as so many
>  Paul> people use them
> Are there any statistics on that?
> The US/* names are one thing, but what about the nonsense like "W-SU"?

I don't know of any statistics. A quick Google search suggests that
TZ='US/Pacific' is far more common than TZ='W-SU'. That being said, I did find a
few instances of the latter, including:


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