Gary Poster wrote: >>> And FWIW, once you get your browser settings correct, for the >>> timezone part of the locale database, en-* is all the same--that is, >>> if my locale is en-US, I get all en* locations (including Casablanca, >>> Tokyo, and other interesting locations). :-) I think you will too.
> You know, I was about to write back and say, hey, don't blame us, it's > those crazy Unicode people: http://unicode.org/cldr/data/common/ main/ > . We are using their database. > > Then, when I was looking up how to submit bug reports to the database, > I saw this on http://www.unicode.org/cldr/ filing_bug_reports.html : > """Similarly, the timezones for different regions are to be derived > from Olson data, and are not in the locale data.""". > > It seems we are supposed to be getting our i18n timezone data, mapping > country code to timezone name, from the Olson database. AU, for > instance, gets this much more reasonable list from the current Olson > database's 'zone.tab' file: > > AU -3133+15905 Australia/Lord_Howe Lord Howe Island > AU -4253+14719 Australia/Hobart Tasmania - most locations > Stephan, do you have any concerns about incorporating the Olson > information in 18n? I suppose another approach would be to see if > Stuart would be willing to have pytz grow this mapping, and have the > i18n package depend on pytz. I'd actually prefer that, if you and > Stuart agreed and were willing, since he already has his automatic > processing of the Olson database, and is already keeping up with the > Olson releases. I'm happy to expose this through pytz. There is a new set of data files released yesterday (including the 2006 changes the US has just signed into law) so I can push out a new release in the next day or two with this added. Stephan - Should this update go into the 3.1 branch, or just the trunk? -- Stuart Bishop <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> http://www.stuartbishop.net/
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