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Bug#442856: tzsetup-udeb: tzsetup in installer has no UTC option

Michael Stone wrote:
> Fine. What I'm questioning is the logic that says UTC (*universal*) time 
> shouldn't be an *option* no matter where you are. There are a lot of people 
> who use UTC so that, e.g., their log files don't repeat hours once per 
> year, regardless of where the machine happens to be physically located.

What log file format does not include the time zone in the log? If
timezone is included there is no repeat (ie, 2:30 am EDT != 2:30 am EST).

I used to use UTC as the default time zone on my servers, but found needing
to do the offset math myself to be rather more bother than it was worth.

Regarding adding a UTC choice to the time zone selection question (as
opposed to the location question, which is logically distinct from such

<minghua> If people agree that adding UTC has a good case, I would argue
against it that for country with only one timezone this would mean one more
question to answer.

Which is a good argument for only asking it in expert installs, if it's
asked at all.

see shy jo

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