Re: Standardize TimeZone ID

From: Michael \(michka\) Kaplan (
Date: Sun Apr 25 2004 - 12:30:01 EDT

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    From: "Michael Everson" <>
    > At 08:49 -0700 2004-04-25, Mark Davis wrote:
    > >There is a different committee mailing list than the one for the UTC.
    > >for the public list it didn't seem worth having
    > >public list yet. (After all, much of the material on
    > >general globalization discussion -- and often even pretty far off
    > >that topic :-)
    > I do not want to have to argue the merits of Breton or Irish month
    > names on the Unicode list. And that's what locale-building is about.
    > The Unicode list should be for discussion of encoding characters and
    > processing them. There should be a locale list for discussion of all
    > the language tags, country tags, and other locale baggage.
    > Please, Mark.

    I find myself in the [rare? <g>] position of agreeing with Michael Everson
    wholeheartedly. Seems like those who want to combine them in a huge mishmosh
    can simply belong to both lists, right?


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