<i18n dev> Incorrect TimeZone display name when DST not applicable / disabled

Deven You youdwei at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Wed May 23 22:53:08 PDT 2012

Hi masayoshi,

Could you review Yoshito and my replies and see if it is good to you?

Thanks a lot!
On 05/17/2012 11:04 AM, Deven You wrote:
> Hi Masayoshi,
> I think the workaround is good,  but many customers may not know this 
> fact and when they need change the timezone, they just select another 
> time zone which does not support DST and ignore that the auto-adjust 
> option should be checked first.
> To Yoshito, thanks for your information!
> On 05/17/2012 12:18 AM, Yoshito Umaoka wrote:
>>> I thought Windows XP might (internally) use the Dynamic DST data in 
>>> the Time Zones registry for supporting any DST rule changes, because 
>>> Dynamic DST was introduced for the US DST rule change IIRC. But as 
>>> far as I tested, XP seems to ignore Dynamic DST data. If that's the 
>>> case, your proposed fix should be good.
>> As far as I know, the dynamic DST data is used by Windows Vista/2003 
>> server or later Windows versions.
>> The registry data for dynamic DST is included in Windows XP time zone 
>> updates, but not used by Windows XP.
>> -Yoshito

Best Regards,


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