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@@ -1,10 +1,11 @@
-# @(#)etcetera 7.11
+# @(#)etcetera 7.12
# These entries are mostly present for historical reasons, so that
# people in areas not otherwise covered by the tz files could "zic -l"
# to a time zone that was right for their area. These days, the
-# tz files cover almost all the inhabited world, so there's little
-# need now for the entries that are not on UTC.
+# tz files cover almost all the inhabited world, and the only practical
+# need now for the entries that are not on UTC are for ships at sea
+# that cannot use POSIX TZ settings.
Zone Etc/GMT 0 - GMT
Zone Etc/UTC 0 - UTC