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Re: [PATCH] Remove locale timezone information
- From: "keld at keldix dot com" <keld at keldix dot com>
- To: pinskia at gmail dot com
- Cc: Paul Eggert <eggert at cs dot ucla dot edu>, Marko Myllynen <myllynen at redhat dot com>, GNU C Library <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>, "libc-locales at sourceware dot org" <libc-locales at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2015 19:24:39 +0200
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] Remove locale timezone information
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On Thu, Aug 06, 2015 at 04:55:14PM +0200, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > On Aug 6, 2015, at 4:30 PM, email@example.com wrote:
> >> locales also are not strictly defined by country borders which means the
> >> timezone spans are even higher (i'm not counting people who travel).
> > I doubt this is a big case. And anyway it can be tweeked, as noted above, right?
> It is a big case in the gnu community and most open source community where people go to conferences. There is one such starting tomorrow. I doubt I want to force to use the one of the cet locals to get the timezone in Prague.
I think we misunderstand eachother. I am in no doubt that people travel all the time,
and changing timezone is an issue here. I was not addressing that, but addressing that
"locales also are not strictly defined by country borders which means the timezone spans are even higher".
I doubt that this is a big problem, but would like to hear where there are problems with this.
Travelling - I think this is a well known issue, and already solved. At least I travel a lot,
and I am happy that in my kde interface I can just click on the time displayed
in my bottom panel, and change the time displayed to the one that I need.
Where do you foresee problems with the timezone category on this?
My take is that it does not change anything here.