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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?

-- gotom

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