[tz] permanent DST and North American time zone names

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Wed Mar 16 14:40:42 UTC 2022

On 3/15/22 23:26, Ephraim Silverberg via tz wrote:
> Another option would be to just delete the middle letter and use two-letter
> abbreviations -- e.g.  EST/EDT -> ET

As I understand it, POSIX and Internet RFC 8536 both require at least 
three characters in time zone abbreviations. Of course the standards 
could be changed, but the corresponding software would need to be 
changed too.

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