IANA time zone database - bugs

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Some fixes can be found at ANNA time zone database.

Country Description Open since at least Why not fixed?
Australia EST and CST are used as acronyms for AEST/AEDT and CEST/CEDT, i.e. during DST one cannot tell from the acronym what zone is meant. 2006-06-02 04:08:36 [1] under consideration
Indonesia WIT means Western Indonesian Time, but in local Indonesian language, WIT stands for Waktu Indonesia Timur (Eastern Indonesian Time), change requests - without mentioning the ambiguity - go back to 2003 [2] 2013-02-13 14:17:58 [3]
Norway No IANA zone defined for Bouvet Island while Norwegian law sets a standard time http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.time.tz/5218/ 2012-05-29 18:32:23 [4] TZ coordinator (Paul Eggert) does not want to fix
  • Zones in Siberia are wrong
  • patch provided 2012-05-02 22:18:43 by Arthur David Olson [5]
2011-09-17 16:12:16 [6] 2013-04-18 under consideration
Australia tzid Antarctica/Macquarie is listed for Antarctica, but it is not near the landmass, and not even in the oceanic region included in the Antarctic Treaty. Suggested fix: Pacific/Macquarie. Bug introduced ca 2010 [7] 2013-04
French Southern and Antarctic Land Zone missing: 2012-05-12 [8]