TIMEZONE defaults

1998-11-18 10:49:49

Just curious; why are the default recognized <TIMEZONES>
not more comprehensive? 

Are timezone acronyms not standardized?
Do RFC's only recommend knowing a few timeszones?
Or is this a potential area for improvemnt?


PS I didn't find an RFC or ISO standard during five miniutes of poking
around, but did find some informal timezone listings at:

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