[tz] Swiss time selectable for Germany

Benjamin Drung benjamin.drung at canonical.com
Sat Jan 7 00:26:48 UTC 2023


I tried tzselect for Germany and was presented with following question:

Please select one of the following timezones.
1) Swiss time
2) Germany (most areas), Scandinavia

We do not use Swiss time in Germany. I did some research: Germany
switched to summertime in 1980 and Swiss in 1981. There is Büsingen am
Hochrhein which followed Swiss and therefore deviated from Germany only
in 1980.

Should zone1970.tab reflect the current status (i.e. drop DE from
Europe/Zurich and rename "Germany (most areas)" to "Germany" in the

Benjamin Drung
Debian & Ubuntu Developer

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