Bug#271428: mapping unknown timezones
At Mon, 27 Sep 2004 12:22:31 +0200,
martin f krafft wrote:
> And second: yeah, so? I am sure there exists some function to query
> the timezone database for existance and handle this properly within
> date. As it stands, strftime and date are buggy.
> Well, the problem seems to be better fixed in strftime.
Exactly, the problem is strftime. If you want to change it, please
propose it - such new function might be GNU specific interface.
BTW, I think it's not buggy because it has been used for a long time
on various unix. It seems you're eager to have new strftime - why
don't you work for it?