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Bug#765976: tzsetup: please don't offer time zone selection for Germany

Holger Wansing <linux@wansing-online.de> (2014-10-21):
> Hi,
> Holger Levsen <holger@layer-acht.org> wrote:
> > when installing with location Germany, the choice between Büsingen and Berlin 
> > timezone is offered. This choice is funny on first installation(s) but get's 
> > tiring rather quickly.
> > 
> > Büsingen is a tiny German village surrounced by Switzerland, which in 1983 for 
> > a summer had a different time (DST vs not) than Berlin. Since then Berlin, 
> > Bern and Büsingen run in sync. So this question is totally pointless today. 
> It's most probably only a matter of historical reasons, to have this
> timezone in the installer.  Don't know what was the reason for it to
> be added.
> It will have only a benefit for some few people, but may add
> irritations for many people installing in German UI (I did not knew
> Büsingen as well when I saw it the first time. Had to ask Wikipedia
> for help. Did not saw such selection for Germany before somewhere
> else.)

I don't think this is the first time this issue pops up, because I know
I already consulted the said wikipedia page for the same reason. I guess
it'd be nice to figure out what changed to bring this up again, and what
was the outcome/decision/fix last time.


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