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Id: 7353
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Queue: TimeDate

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Requestors: malcolm [...]

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Subject: Australian EST (AEST) timezone is given incorrect name
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The timezone for eastern Australia is called AEST in its four letter format (EST cannot be used in Time::Zone because people would confuse it with US EST). Time::Zone reports this timezone as EAST -- see for example the output of perl -e "use Date::Format; print time2str('%Z', time())" This is incorrect and looks very odd.

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