RE: TR35 (was: Standardize TimeZone ID

From: Carl W. Brown (
Date: Fri May 07 2004 - 16:46:22 CDT


> That is not a problem. The Olson IDs are not guaranteed
> to be unique, just unambiguous. And there are aliases.
> Typically these are de-unified for political
> purposes. Thus you may find that two different IDs produce
> the same results over
> the entire period of time in the database.

So which timezone will the tr_TR locale in a TR35 database have? "Asia/Istanbul" or "Europe/Istanbul" or both?

I guess that the territory possessions list should be an another database that is merged.


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