timezone_string UI: scanning a long list of cities is too hard
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Anyone looking for their time zone in North or South America may have a very long list of cities to scan through. On my Debian host (Dreamhost) there are over 150 cities in the America list.
I live in Texas. None of Texas' major cities are listed. To select US Central, I guessed wrongly several times before I found Chicago.
This list is populated from timezone_identifiers_list() which can result in a very long list. We could improve this by listing US time zones at the top with appropriate strings as values, e.g. US Central -> America/Chicago. This simple logic would save a lot of frustration.
Change History (7)
- Keywords needs-patch added
- Milestone changed from 2.8 to Future Release
- Priority changed from high to normal
- Type changed from defect (bug) to enhancement