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Request #53700 Correct city name
Submitted: 2011-01-09 08:52 UTC Modified: 2011-01-10 04:59 UTC
From: bimal at sanjaal dot com Assigned:
Status: Wont fix Package: Date/time related
PHP Version: 5.3.5 OS: all
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2011-01-09 08:52 UTC] bimal at sanjaal dot com
Description:
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The city name is wrong in the binary compile.
 'Asia/Katmandu' => 5.45,

It should be actually typed as:
 'Asia/Kathmandu' => 5.45,

Many other applications use the correct name: Kathmandu.
May be PHP has to fix it and announce.


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 [2011-01-10 04:59 UTC] aharvey@php.net
-Status: Open +Status: Wont fix
 [2011-01-10 04:59 UTC] aharvey@php.net
All current stable versions of PHP include both Asia/Katmandu and
Asia/Kathmandu (with both of them being identical). As I understand
it, this is due to a spelling mistake in the time zone database itself
that was only rectified two or three years ago; since there is likely
to be old code that relies on the misspelled version of Katmandu, both
names have been retained.

Closing won't fix.
 
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