Subject: Re: ROC timezone & politics?
To: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
Date: 08/23/2001 18:28:54
On Thu, Aug 23, 2001 at 05:48:30PM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> I just stumbled across Solaris patch 111098-01:
> Synopsis: SunOS 5.8: ROC timezone should be avoided for political reasons
> Files included with this patch:
> Does anyone know what's the rationale behind this? Should we care?
Well, mainland China (that never accepted 1. Taiwans independence and
especially 2. it's claim to represent China) is a much bigger market, and I
guess less saturated one, than Taiwan (ROC).
> Should we remove them, too?
What do they exactly do - remove the name ROC, or remove the file altogether?