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Re: Australian timezone configure option

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: Chris Dunlop <chris(at)onthe(dot)net(dot)au>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Australian timezone configure option
Date: 2001-06-13 01:43:13
Message-ID: 200106130143.f5D1hDP17943@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> 
> >        <varlistentry>
> > +       <term>--enable-australian-tz</term>
> > +       <listitem>
> > +        <para>
> > +         Enables Australian timezone support. This changes the
> > interpretation
> > +         of timezones in input date/time strings from US-centric to
> > +         Australian-centric.  Specifically, 'EST' is changed
> > from GMT-5 (US
> > +         Eastern Standard Time) to GMT+10 (Australian Eastern
> > Standard Time)
> > +         and 'CST' is changed from GMT-5:30 (US Central Standard Time) to
> > +         GMT+10:30 (Australian Central Standard Time).
> > +        </para>
> > +       </listitem>
> > +      </varlistentry>
> > +
> > +      <varlistentry>
> >         <term>--enable-locale</term>
> >         <listitem>
> >          <para>
> 
> What about us West Australians living in WST (Western Standard Time) ?

That is already in there.  The setting is for names that conflict with
other names:

    {"wst", TZ, 48},            /* West Australian Std Time */

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