Looking for Free time zone map data

D. R. Newman d.r.newman at qub.ac.uk
Mon Oct 6 01:01:15 CEST 2008

Jan Luebbe wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-10-05 at 21:15 +0800, William Kenworthy wrote:
>> In Australia we change DST on a per state basis - we are 3 weeks behind
>> in this to Eastern states, and guess where the carriers are based, and
>> what happened on many/most mobiles here last night ...
> The way it should work is based on the geographical location. The
> location then needs to be mapped to tzdata entry (which should contain
> all relevant DST information).

One problem is when you are near a border, and the 'phone switches to a
cell on the other side of the border, in the other time zone.

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