Add time zone to TZ_Info

Uwe Bonnes bon at
Tue Nov 2 02:43:31 CST 2004

>>>>> "Duane" == Duane Clark <dclark at> writes:

    Duane> Roger wrote:
    >> I agree that PDT should say "Pacific Daylight Time" but whoever wrote
    >> this section refered to both ..DT and ..ST as "Standard Time" for
    >> some good reason.I assumed so I followed convention.  It came up in
    >> an app I was running as a fixme since we switched to std time today
    >> and is used by TIME_GetTZAsStr().  If it appears beneficial, I'll be
    >> happy to change all the ..DT references to "Daylight Time" and
    >> resubmit.

    Duane> Not quite every place; MEST says daylight. It appears to me that
    Duane> the only place this is used is the function TIME_GetTZAsStr(),
    Duane> which appears to only be used in
    Duane> RtlQueryTimeZoneInformation(). So the question would be, what
    Duane> does that function return on Windows (and perhaps, does any
    Duane> program care).

These timezione names are a mess, both under windows and wine...
On windows they depend on the language version. 

What I have seen so long:

Xilinx Webupdate depends on the string returned to be non-Null.

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