# This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of
# 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson.
# These entries are mostly present for historical reasons, so that
# people in areas not otherwise covered by the tz files could "zic -l"
# to a time zone that was right for their area. These days, the
# tz files cover almost all the inhabited world, and the only practical
# need now for the entries that are not on UTC are for ships at sea
# that cannot use POSIX TZ settings.
# Starting with POSIX 1003.1-2001, the entries below are all
# unnecessary as settings for the TZ environment variable. E.g.,
# instead of TZ='Etc/GMT+4' one can use the POSIX setting TZ='<-04>+4'.
# Do not use a POSIX TZ setting like TZ='GMT+4', which is four hours
# behind GMT but uses the completely misleading abbreviation "GMT".
Zone Etc/GMT 0 - GMT
Zone Etc/UTC 0 - UTC
Zone Etc/UCT 0 - UCT
# The following link uses older naming conventions,
# but it belongs here, not in the file 'backward',
# as functions like gmtime load the "GMT" file to handle leap seconds properly.
# We want this to work even on installations that omit the other older names.
Link Etc/GMT GMT
Link Etc/UTC Etc/Universal
Link Etc/UTC Etc/Zulu
Link Etc/GMT Etc/Greenwich
Link Etc/GMT Etc/GMT-0
Link Etc/GMT Etc/GMT+0
Link Etc/GMT Etc/GMT0
# Be consistent with POSIX TZ settings in the Zone names,
# even though this is the opposite of what many people expect.
# POSIX has positive signs west of Greenwich, but many people expect
# positive signs east of Greenwich. For example, TZ='Etc/GMT+4' uses
# the abbreviation "-04" and corresponds to 4 hours behind UT
# (i.e. west of Greenwich) even though many people would expect it to
# mean 4 hours ahead of UT (i.e. east of Greenwich).
# Earlier incarnations of this package were not POSIX-compliant,
# and had lines such as
# Zone GMT-12 -12 - GMT-1200
# We did not want things to change quietly if someone accustomed to the old
# way does a
# zic -l GMT-12
# so we moved the names into the Etc subdirectory.
# Also, the time zone abbreviations are now compatible with %z.
Zone Etc/GMT-14 14 - +14
Zone Etc/GMT-13 13 - +13
Zone Etc/GMT-12 12 - +12
Zone Etc/GMT-11 11 - +11
Zone Etc/GMT-10 10 - +10
Zone Etc/GMT-9 9 - +09
Zone Etc/GMT-8 8 - +08
Zone Etc/GMT-7 7 - +07
Zone Etc/GMT-6 6 - +06
Zone Etc/GMT-5 5 - +05
Zone Etc/GMT-4 4 - +04
Zone Etc/GMT-3 3 - +03
Zone Etc/GMT-2 2 - +02
Zone Etc/GMT-1 1 - +01
Zone Etc/GMT+1 -1 - -01
Zone Etc/GMT+2 -2 - -02
Zone Etc/GMT+3 -3 - -03
Zone Etc/GMT+4 -4 - -04
Zone Etc/GMT+5 -5 - -05
Zone Etc/GMT+6 -6 - -06
Zone Etc/GMT+7 -7 - -07
Zone Etc/GMT+8 -8 - -08
Zone Etc/GMT+9 -9 - -09
Zone Etc/GMT+10 -10 - -10
Zone Etc/GMT+11 -11 - -11
Zone Etc/GMT+12 -12 - -12