[tz] Dropping coordinates from zone1970.tab?
Clive D.W. Feather
clive at davros.org
Fri Oct 1 08:25:55 UTC 2021
Aurelien Jarno via tz said:
> If you consider a world map to select the timezone, with each timezone
> represented by a circle from the coordinates in the zone1970.tab, you
> will find the America/Los_Angeles close to where you live, and it would
> be natural to select it. We are talking of 400km at the scale of a world
There are at least two time zone cities within 400 km of where I live and
another at 406 km.
For much of this country (probably more than half by area), the wrong
city is closer than the correct one.
I can't believe this is the only place with that problem.
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