Commit 5b333f5c authored by Edwin Groothuis's avatar Edwin Groothuis
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Vendor import of tzdata2012f

- Pacific/Fiji will go into DST from 21 October 2012 till 20 January 2013.
- Fix offset for Pacific/Tokelau.
- Gaza and West Bank had DST from 29 March to 28 September 2012.
- Syria has DST from April till October
- Morocco had DST from April to September 2012 except for 20 July to 20 August.
- Cuba changed to DST from 1 April 2012 only.
- Haiti has DST between 8 March and 1 November in 2012.

Obtained from:	ftp://ftp.iana.org/tz/releases/
parent 3d291062
# <pre>
# @(#)africa 8.33
# This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of
# 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson.
......@@ -238,7 +237,7 @@ Rule Egypt 2006 only - Sep 21 23:00s 0 -
# I received a mail from an airline which says that the daylight
# saving time in Egypt will end in the night of 2007-09-06 to 2007-09-07.
# From Jesper Norgaard Welen (2007-08-15): [The following agree:]
# http://www.nentjes.info/Bill/bill5.htm
# http://www.nentjes.info/Bill/bill5.htm
# http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=53
# From Steffen Thorsen (2007-09-04): The official information...:
# http://www.sis.gov.eg/En/EgyptOnline/Miscellaneous/000002/0207000000000000001580.htm
......@@ -292,18 +291,18 @@ Rule Egypt 2007 only - Sep Thu>=1 23:00s 0 -
# in September.
# From Steffen Thorsen (2009-08-11):
# We have been able to confirm the August change with the Egyptian Cabinet
# We have been able to confirm the August change with the Egyptian Cabinet
# Information and Decision Support Center:
# <a href="http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/egypt-dst-ends-2009.html">
# http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/egypt-dst-ends-2009.html
# </a>
#
#
# The Middle East News Agency
# <a href="http://www.mena.org.eg/index.aspx">
# http://www.mena.org.eg/index.aspx
# </a>
# also reports "Egypt starts winter time on August 21"
# today in article numbered "71, 11/08/2009 12:25 GMT."
# today in article numbered "71, 11/08/2009 12:25 GMT."
# Only the title above is available without a subscription to their service,
# and can be found by searching for "winter" in their search engine
# (at least today).
......@@ -482,7 +481,7 @@ Zone Africa/Nouakchott -1:03:48 - LMT 1912
# From Steffen Thorsen (2008-06-25):
# Mauritius plans to observe DST from 2008-11-01 to 2009-03-31 on a trial
# basis....
# It seems that Mauritius observed daylight saving time from 1982-10-10 to
# It seems that Mauritius observed daylight saving time from 1982-10-10 to
# 1983-03-20 as well, but that was not successful....
# http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/mauritius-daylight-saving-time.html
......@@ -506,12 +505,12 @@ Zone Africa/Nouakchott -1:03:48 - LMT 1912
# than previously announced (2008-11-01 to 2009-03-31). The new start
# date is 2008-10-26 at 02:00 and the new end date is 2009-03-27 (no time
# given, but it is probably at either 2 or 3 wall clock time).
#
# A little strange though, since the article says that they moved the date
# to align itself with Europe and USA which also change time on that date,
# but that means they have not paid attention to what happened in
# USA/Canada last year (DST ends first Sunday in November). I also wonder
# why that they end on a Friday, instead of aligning with Europe which
#
# A little strange though, since the article says that they moved the date
# to align itself with Europe and USA which also change time on that date,
# but that means they have not paid attention to what happened in
# USA/Canada last year (DST ends first Sunday in November). I also wonder
# why that they end on a Friday, instead of aligning with Europe which
# changes two days later.
# From Alex Krivenyshev (2008-07-11):
......@@ -570,7 +569,7 @@ Zone Africa/Nouakchott -1:03:48 - LMT 1912
# </a>
# From Arthur David Olson (2009-07-11):
# The "mauritius-dst-will-not-repeat" wrapup includes this:
# The "mauritius-dst-will-not-repeat" wrapup includes this:
# "The trial ended on March 29, 2009, when the clocks moved back by one hour
# at 2am (or 02:00) local time..."
......@@ -664,8 +663,8 @@ Zone Indian/Mayotte 3:00:56 - LMT 1911 Jul # Mamoutzou
# XXX--guess that it is only Morocco for now; guess only 2008 for now.
# From Steffen Thorsen (2008-08-27):
# Morocco will change the clocks back on the midnight between August 31
# and September 1. They originally planned to observe DST to near the end
# Morocco will change the clocks back on the midnight between August 31
# and September 1. They originally planned to observe DST to near the end
# of September:
#
# One article about it (in French):
......@@ -768,6 +767,54 @@ Zone Indian/Mayotte 3:00:56 - LMT 1911 Jul # Mamoutzou
# wall clock time (i.e. 11pm UTC), but that's what I would assume. It has
# also been like that in the past.
# From Alexander Krivenyshev (2012-03-09):
# According to Infom&eacute;diaire web site from Morocco (infomediaire.ma),
# on March 9, 2012, (in French) Heure l&eacute;gale:
# Le Maroc adopte officiellement l'heure d'&eacute;t&eacute;
# <a href="http://www.infomediaire.ma/news/maroc/heure-l%C3%A9gale-le-maroc-adopte-officiellement-lheure-d%C3%A9t%C3%A9">
# http://www.infomediaire.ma/news/maroc/heure-l%C3%A9gale-le-maroc-adopte-officiellement-lheure-d%C3%A9t%C3%A9
# </a>
# Governing Council adopted draft decree, that Morocco DST starts on
# the last Sunday of March (March 25, 2012) and ends on
# last Sunday of September (September 30, 2012)
# except the month of Ramadan.
# or (brief)
# <a href="http://www.worldtimezone.com/dst_news/dst_news_morocco06.html">
# http://www.worldtimezone.com/dst_news/dst_news_morocco06.html
# </a>
# From Arthur David Olson (2012-03-10):
# The infomediaire.ma source indicates that the system is to be in
# effect every year. It gives 03H00 as the "fall back" time of day;
# it lacks a "spring forward" time of day; assume 2:00 XXX.
# Wait on specifying the Ramadan exception for details about
# start date, start time of day, end date, and end time of day XXX.
# From Christophe Tropamer (2012-03-16):
# Seen Morocco change again:
# <a href="http://www.le2uminutes.com/actualite.php">
# http://www.le2uminutes.com/actualite.php
# </a>
# "...&agrave; partir du dernier dimance d'avril et non fins mars,
# comme annonc&eacute; pr&eacute;c&eacute;demment."
# From Milamber Space Network (2012-07-17):
# The official return to GMT is announced by the Moroccan government:
# <a href="http://www.mmsp.gov.ma/fr/actualites.aspx?id=288">
# http://www.mmsp.gov.ma/fr/actualites.aspx?id=288 [in French]
# </a>
#
# Google translation, lightly edited:
# Back to the standard time of the Kingdom (GMT)
# Pursuant to Decree No. 2-12-126 issued on 26 Jumada (I) 1433 (April 18,
# 2012) and in accordance with the order of Mr. President of the
# Government No. 3-47-12 issued on 24 Sha'ban (11 July 2012), the Ministry
# of Public Service and Administration Modernization announces the return
# of the legal time of the Kingdom (GMT) from Friday, July 20, 2012 until
# Monday, August 20, 2012. So the time will be delayed by 60 minutes from
# 3:00 am Friday, July 20, 2012 and will again be advanced by 60 minutes
# August 20, 2012 from 2:00 am.
# RULE NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Morocco 1939 only - Sep 12 0:00 1:00 S
......@@ -793,6 +840,11 @@ Rule Morocco 2010 only - May 2 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Morocco 2010 only - Aug 8 0:00 0 -
Rule Morocco 2011 only - Apr 3 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Morocco 2011 only - Jul 31 0 0 -
Rule Morocco 2012 max - Apr lastSun 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Morocco 2012 max - Sep lastSun 3:00 0 -
Rule Morocco 2012 only - Jul 20 3:00 0 -
Rule Morocco 2012 only - Aug 20 2:00 1:00 S
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Africa/Casablanca -0:30:20 - LMT 1913 Oct 26
0:00 Morocco WE%sT 1984 Mar 16
......@@ -820,7 +872,7 @@ Zone Africa/Maputo 2:10:20 - LMT 1903 Mar
# Forecasting Riaan van Zyl explained that the far eastern parts of
# the country are close to 40 minutes earlier in sunrise than the rest
# of the country.
#
#
# From Paul Eggert (2007-03-31):
# Apparently the Caprivi Strip informally observes Botswana time, but
# we have no details. In the meantime people there can use Africa/Gaborone.
......
# <pre>
# @(#)antarctica 8.10
# This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of
# 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson.
......
# @(#)asia 8.70
# <pre>
# This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of
# 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson.
......@@ -101,7 +101,7 @@ Zone Asia/Kabul 4:36:48 - LMT 1890
# From Alexander Krivenyshev (2012-02-10):
# According to News Armenia, on Feb 9, 2012,
# http://newsarmenia.ru/society/20120209/42609695.html
#
#
# The Armenia National Assembly adopted final reading of Amendments to the
# Law "On procedure of calculation time on the territory of the Republic of
# Armenia" according to which Armenia [is] abolishing Daylight Saving Time.
......@@ -181,15 +181,15 @@ Zone Asia/Bahrain 3:22:20 - LMT 1920 # Al Manamah
# </a>
# From A. N. M. Kamrus Saadat (2009-06-15):
# Finally we've got the official mail regarding DST start time where DST start
# time is mentioned as Jun 19 2009, 23:00 from BTRC (Bangladesh
# Telecommunication Regulatory Commission).
# Finally we've got the official mail regarding DST start time where DST start
# time is mentioned as Jun 19 2009, 23:00 from BTRC (Bangladesh
# Telecommunication Regulatory Commission).
#
# No DST end date has been announced yet.
# From Alexander Krivenyshev (2009-09-25):
# Bangladesh won't go back to Standard Time from October 1, 2009,
# instead it will continue DST measure till the cabinet makes a fresh decision.
# Bangladesh won't go back to Standard Time from October 1, 2009,
# instead it will continue DST measure till the cabinet makes a fresh decision.
#
# Following report by same newspaper-"The Daily Star Friday":
# "DST change awaits cabinet decision-Clock won't go back by 1-hr from Oct 1"
......@@ -203,8 +203,8 @@ Zone Asia/Bahrain 3:22:20 - LMT 1920 # Al Manamah
# From Steffen Thorsen (2009-10-13):
# IANS (Indo-Asian News Service) now reports:
# Bangladesh has decided that the clock advanced by an hour to make
# maximum use of daylight hours as an energy saving measure would
# Bangladesh has decided that the clock advanced by an hour to make
# maximum use of daylight hours as an energy saving measure would
# "continue for an indefinite period."
#
# One of many places where it is published:
......@@ -232,7 +232,7 @@ Zone Asia/Bahrain 3:22:20 - LMT 1920 # Al Manamah
# From Alexander Krivenyshev (2010-03-22):
# According to Bangladesh newspaper "The Daily Star,"
# Cabinet cancels Daylight Saving Time
# Cabinet cancels Daylight Saving Time
# <a href="http://www.thedailystar.net/newDesign/latest_news.php?nid=22817">
# http://www.thedailystar.net/newDesign/latest_news.php?nid=22817
# </a>
......@@ -360,11 +360,11 @@ Rule PRC 1987 1991 - Apr Sun>=10 0:00 1:00 D
# observing daylight saving time in 1986.
#
# From Thomas S. Mullaney (2008-02-11):
# I think you're combining two subjects that need to treated
# separately: daylight savings (which, you're correct, wasn't
# implemented until the 1980s) and the unified time zone centered near
# Beijing (which was implemented in 1949). Briefly, there was also a
# "Lhasa Time" in Tibet and "Urumqi Time" in Xinjiang. The first was
# I think you're combining two subjects that need to treated
# separately: daylight savings (which, you're correct, wasn't
# implemented until the 1980s) and the unified time zone centered near
# Beijing (which was implemented in 1949). Briefly, there was also a
# "Lhasa Time" in Tibet and "Urumqi Time" in Xinjiang. The first was
# ceased, and the second eventually recognized (again, in the 1980s).
#
# From Paul Eggert (2008-06-30):
......@@ -501,7 +501,7 @@ Zone Asia/Kashgar 5:03:56 - LMT 1928 # or Kashi or Kaxgar
# as of 2009-10-28:
# Year Period
# 1941 1 Apr to 30 Sep
# 1942 Whole year
# 1942 Whole year
# 1943 Whole year
# 1944 Whole year
# 1945 Whole year
......@@ -592,16 +592,16 @@ Zone Asia/Hong_Kong 7:36:36 - LMT 1904 Oct 30
# From Arthur David Olson (2010-04-07):
# Here's Google's translation of the table at the bottom of the "summert.htm" page:
# Decade Name Start and end date
# Republic of China 34 years to 40 years (AD 1945-1951 years) Summer Time May 1 to September 30
# 41 years of the Republic of China (AD 1952) Daylight Saving Time March 1 to October 31
# Republic of China 42 years to 43 years (AD 1953-1954 years) Daylight Saving Time April 1 to October 31
# In the 44 years to 45 years (AD 1955-1956 years) Daylight Saving Time April 1 to September 30
# Republic of China 46 years to 48 years (AD 1957-1959) Summer Time April 1 to September 30
# Republic of China 49 years to 50 years (AD 1960-1961) Summer Time June 1 to September 30
# Republic of China 51 years to 62 years (AD 1962-1973 years) Stop Summer Time
# Republic of China 63 years to 64 years (1974-1975 AD) Daylight Saving Time April 1 to September 30
# Republic of China 65 years to 67 years (1976-1978 AD) Stop Daylight Saving Time
# Republic of China 68 years (AD 1979) Daylight Saving Time July 1 to September 30
# Republic of China 34 years to 40 years (AD 1945-1951 years) Summer Time May 1 to September 30
# 41 years of the Republic of China (AD 1952) Daylight Saving Time March 1 to October 31
# Republic of China 42 years to 43 years (AD 1953-1954 years) Daylight Saving Time April 1 to October 31
# In the 44 years to 45 years (AD 1955-1956 years) Daylight Saving Time April 1 to September 30
# Republic of China 46 years to 48 years (AD 1957-1959) Summer Time April 1 to September 30
# Republic of China 49 years to 50 years (AD 1960-1961) Summer Time June 1 to September 30
# Republic of China 51 years to 62 years (AD 1962-1973 years) Stop Summer Time
# Republic of China 63 years to 64 years (1974-1975 AD) Daylight Saving Time April 1 to September 30
# Republic of China 65 years to 67 years (1976-1978 AD) Stop Daylight Saving Time
# Republic of China 68 years (AD 1979) Daylight Saving Time July 1 to September 30
# Republic of China since 69 years (AD 1980) Stop Daylight Saving Time
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
......@@ -1835,15 +1835,15 @@ Zone Asia/Muscat 3:54:20 - LMT 1920
# shown 8 per cent higher consumption of electricity.
# From Alex Krivenyshev (2008-05-15):
#
# Here is an article that Pakistan plan to introduce Daylight Saving Time
#
# Here is an article that Pakistan plan to introduce Daylight Saving Time
# on June 1, 2008 for 3 months.
#
# "... The federal cabinet on Wednesday announced a new conservation plan to help
# reduce load shedding by approving the closure of commercial centres at 9pm and
# moving clocks forward by one hour for the next three months.
#
# "... The federal cabinet on Wednesday announced a new conservation plan to help
# reduce load shedding by approving the closure of commercial centres at 9pm and
# moving clocks forward by one hour for the next three months.
# ...."
#
#
# <a href="http://www.worldtimezone.net/dst_news/dst_news_pakistan01.html">
# http://www.worldtimezone.net/dst_news/dst_news_pakistan01.html
# </a>
......@@ -1903,7 +1903,7 @@ Zone Asia/Muscat 3:54:20 - LMT 1920
# Government has decided to restore the previous time by moving the
# clocks backward by one hour from October 1. A formal announcement to
# this effect will be made after the Prime Minister grants approval in
# this regard."
# this regard."
# <a href="http://www.thenews.com.pk/updates.asp?id=87168">
# http://www.thenews.com.pk/updates.asp?id=87168
# </a>
......@@ -2199,7 +2199,7 @@ Zone Asia/Karachi 4:28:12 - LMT 1907
# <a href="http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=306795">
# http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=306795
# </a>
# the clocks were set back one hour at 2010-08-11 00:00:00 local time in
# the clocks were set back one hour at 2010-08-11 00:00:00 local time in
# Gaza and the West Bank.
# Some more background info:
# <a href="http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/westbank-gaza-end-dst-2010.html">
......@@ -2238,7 +2238,7 @@ Zone Asia/Karachi 4:28:12 - LMT 1907
# The rules for Egypt are stolen from the `africa' file.
# From Steffen Thorsen (2011-09-30):
# West Bank did end Daylight Saving Time this morning/midnight (2011-09-30
# West Bank did end Daylight Saving Time this morning/midnight (2011-09-30
# 00:00).
# So West Bank and Gaza now have the same time again.
#
......@@ -2247,6 +2247,29 @@ Zone Asia/Karachi 4:28:12 - LMT 1907
# http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=424808
# </a>
# From Steffen Thorsen (2012-03-26):
# Palestinian news sources tell that both Gaza and West Bank will start DST
# on Friday (Thursday midnight, 2012-03-29 24:00).
# Some of many sources in Arabic:
# <a href="http://www.samanews.com/index.php?act=Show&id=122638">
# http://www.samanews.com/index.php?act=Show&id=122638
# </a>
#
# <a href="http://safa.ps/details/news/74352/%D8%A8%D8%AF%D8%A1-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D9%88%D9%82%D9%8A%D8%AA-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B5%D9%8A%D9%81%D9%8A-%D8%A8%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B6%D9%81%D8%A9-%D9%88%D8%BA%D8%B2%D8%A9-%D9%84%D9%8A%D9%84%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AC%D9%85%D8%B9%D8%A9.html">
# http://safa.ps/details/news/74352/%D8%A8%D8%AF%D8%A1-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D9%88%D9%82%D9%8A%D8%AA-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B5%D9%8A%D9%81%D9%8A-%D8%A8%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B6%D9%81%D8%A9-%D9%88%D8%BA%D8%B2%D8%A9-%D9%84%D9%8A%D9%84%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AC%D9%85%D8%B9%D8%A9.html
# </a>
#
# Our brief summary:
# <a href="http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/gaza-west-bank-dst-2012.html">
# http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/gaza-west-bank-dst-2012.html
# </a>
# From Arthur David Olson (2012-03-27):
# The timeanddate article for 2012 says that "the end date has not yet been
# announced" and that "Last year, both...paused daylight saving time during...
# Ramadan. It is not yet known [for] 2012."
# For now, assume both switch back on the last Friday in September. XXX
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule EgyptAsia 1957 only - May 10 0:00 1:00 S
Rule EgyptAsia 1957 1958 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
......@@ -2279,6 +2302,8 @@ Zone Asia/Gaza 2:17:52 - LMT 1900 Oct
2:00 Jordan EE%sT 1999
2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2011 Apr 2 12:01
2:00 1:00 EEST 2011 Aug 1
2:00 - EET 2012 Mar 30
2:00 1:00 EEST 2012 Sep 28
2:00 - EET
Zone Asia/Hebron 2:20:23 - LMT 1900 Oct
......@@ -2292,6 +2317,8 @@ Zone Asia/Hebron 2:20:23 - LMT 1900 Oct
2:00 1:00 EEST 2011 Aug 1
2:00 - EET 2011 Aug 30
2:00 1:00 EEST 2011 Sep 30 3:00
2:00 - EET 2012 Mar 30
2:00 1:00 EEST 2012 Sep 28 3:00
2:00 - EET
# Paracel Is
......@@ -2485,19 +2512,19 @@ Rule Syria 2007 only - Mar lastFri 0:00 1:00 S
# having it between Wednesday and Thursday (two workdays in Syria) since the
# weekend in Syria is not Saturday and Sunday, but Friday and Saturday. So now
# it is implemented at midnight of the last workday before weekend...
#
#
# From Steffen Thorsen (2007-10-27):
# Jesper Norgaard Welen wrote:
#
#
# > "Winter local time in Syria will be observed at midnight of Thursday 1
# > November 2007, and the clock will be put back 1 hour."
#
#
# I found confirmation on this in this gov.sy-article (Arabic):
# http://wehda.alwehda.gov.sy/_print_veiw.asp?FileName=12521710520070926111247
#
#
# which using Google's translate tools says:
# Council of Ministers also approved the commencement of work on
# identifying the winter time as of Friday, 2/11/2007 where the 60th
# Council of Ministers also approved the commencement of work on
# identifying the winter time as of Friday, 2/11/2007 where the 60th
# minute delay at midnight Thursday 1/11/2007.
Rule Syria 2007 only - Nov Fri>=1 0:00 0 -
......@@ -2563,8 +2590,8 @@ Rule Syria 2007 only - Nov Fri>=1 0:00 0 -
# </a>
# From Steffen Thorsen (2009-10-27):
# The Syrian Arab News Network on 2009-09-29 reported that Syria will
# revert back to winter (standard) time on midnight between Thursday
# The Syrian Arab News Network on 2009-09-29 reported that Syria will
# revert back to winter (standard) time on midnight between Thursday
# 2009-10-29 and Friday 2009-10-30:
# <a href="http://www.sana.sy/ara/2/2009/09/29/247012.htm">
# http://www.sana.sy/ara/2/2009/09/29/247012.htm (Arabic)
......@@ -2583,10 +2610,28 @@ Rule Syria 2007 only - Nov Fri>=1 0:00 0 -
# http://sns.sy/sns/?path=news/read/11421 (Arabic)
# </a>
# From Steffen Thorsen (2012-03-26):
# Today, Syria's government announced that they will start DST early on Friday
# (00:00). This is a bit earlier than the past two years.
#
# From Syrian Arab News Agency, in Arabic:
# <a href="http://www.sana.sy/ara/2/2012/03/26/408215.htm">
# http://www.sana.sy/ara/2/2012/03/26/408215.htm
# </a>
#
# Our brief summary:
# <a href="http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/syria-dst-2012.html">
# http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/syria-dst-2012.html
# </a>
# From Arthur David Olson (2012-03-27):
# Assume last Friday in March going forward XXX.
Rule Syria 2008 only - Apr Fri>=1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 2008 only - Nov 1 0:00 0 -
Rule Syria 2009 only - Mar lastFri 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 2010 max - Apr Fri>=1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 2010 2011 - Apr Fri>=1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 2012 max - Mar lastFri 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 2009 max - Oct lastFri 0:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
......
# <pre>
# @(#)australasia 8.30
# This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of
# 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson.
......@@ -284,9 +283,9 @@ Zone Indian/Cocos 6:27:40 - LMT 1900
# </a>
# From Alexander Krivenyshev (2010-10-24):
# According to Radio Fiji and Fiji Times online, Fiji will end DST 3
# According to Radio Fiji and Fiji Times online, Fiji will end DST 3
# weeks earlier than expected - on March 6, 2011, not March 27, 2011...
# Here is confirmation from Government of the Republic of the Fiji Islands,
# Here is confirmation from Government of the Republic of the Fiji Islands,
# Ministry of Information (fiji.gov.fj) web site:
# <a href="http://www.fiji.gov.fj/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2608:daylight-savings&catid=71:press-releases&Itemid=155">
# http://www.fiji.gov.fj/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2608:daylight-savings&catid=71:press-releases&Itemid=155
......@@ -297,15 +296,15 @@ Zone Indian/Cocos 6:27:40 - LMT 1900
# </a>
# From Steffen Thorsen (2011-10-03):
# Now the dates have been confirmed, and at least our start date
# Now the dates have been confirmed, and at least our start date
# assumption was correct (end date was one week wrong).
#
# <a href="http://www.fiji.gov.fj/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4966:daylight-saving-starts-in-fiji&catid=71:press-releases&Itemid=155">
# www.fiji.gov.fj/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4966:daylight-saving-starts-in-fiji&catid=71:press-releases&Itemid=155
# </a>
# which says
# Members of the public are reminded to change their time to one hour in
# advance at 2am to 3am on October 23, 2011 and one hour back at 3am to
# Members of the public are reminded to change their time to one hour in
# advance at 2am to 3am on October 23, 2011 and one hour back at 3am to
# 2am on February 26 next year.
# From Ken Rylander (2011-10-24)
......@@ -322,15 +321,23 @@ Zone Indian/Cocos 6:27:40 - LMT 1900
# The commencement of daylight saving will remain unchanged and start
# on the 23rd of October, 2011.
# From the Fiji Government Online Portal (2012-08-21) via Steffen Thorsen:
# The Minister for Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Mr Jone Usamate
# today confirmed that Fiji will start daylight savings at 2 am on Sunday 21st
# October 2012 and end at 3 am on Sunday 20th January 2013.
# http://www.fiji.gov.fj/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=6702&catid=71&Itemid=155
#
# From Paul Eggert (2012-08-31):
# For now, guess a pattern of the penultimate Sundays in October and January.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Fiji 1998 1999 - Nov Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Fiji 1999 2000 - Feb lastSun 3:00 0 -
Rule Fiji 2009 only - Nov 29 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Fiji 2010 only - Mar lastSun 3:00 0 -
Rule Fiji 2010 only - Oct 24 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Fiji 2010 max - Oct Sun>=18 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Fiji 2011 only - Mar Sun>=1 3:00 0 -
Rule Fiji 2011 only - Oct 23 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Fiji 2012 only - Jan 22 3:00 0 -
Rule Fiji 2012 max - Jan Sun>=18 3:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Fiji 11:53:40 - LMT 1915 Oct 26 # Suva
12:00 Fiji FJ%sT # Fiji Time
......@@ -559,7 +566,7 @@ Zone Pacific/Pago_Pago 12:37:12 - LMT 1879 Jul 5
# From David Zuelke (2011-05-09):
# Subject: Samoa to move timezone from east to west of international date line
#
#
# <a href="http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/markets/newsfeeditem.aspx?id=138501958347963">
# http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/markets/newsfeeditem.aspx?id=138501958347963
# </a>
......@@ -641,25 +648,25 @@ Zone Pacific/Guadalcanal 10:39:48 - LMT 1912 Oct # Honiara
#
# From Gwillim Law (2011-12-29)
# A correspondent informed me that Tokelau, like Samoa, will be skipping
# December 31 this year, thereby changing its time zone from UTC-10 to
# UTC+14. When I tried to verify this statement, I found a confirming
# article in Time magazine online
# <a href="http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2103243,00.html">
# (http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2103243,00.html).
# </a>
# December 31 this year ...
#
# From Jonathan Leffler (2011-12-29)
# Information from the BBC to the same effect:
# <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16351377">
# http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16351377
# </a>
# From Steffen Thorsen (2012-07-25)
# ... we double checked by calling hotels and offices based in Tokelau asking
# about the time there, and they all told a time that agrees with UTC+13....
# Shanks says UTC-10 from 1901 [but] ... there is a good chance the change
# actually was to UTC-11 back then.
#
# Patch supplied by Tim Parenti (2011-12-29)
# From Paul Eggert (2012-07-25)
# A Google Books snippet of Appendix to the Journals of the House of
# Representatives of New Zealand, Session 1948,
# <http://books.google.com/books?id=ZaVCAQAAIAAJ>, page 65, says Tokelau
# was "11 hours slow on G.M.T." Go with Thorsen and assume Shanks & Pottenger
# are off by an hour starting in 1901.
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Fakaofo -11:24:56 - LMT 1901
-10:00 - TKT 2011 Dec 30 # Tokelau Time
14:00 - TKT
-11:00 - TKT 2011 Dec 30 # Tokelau Time
13:00 - TKT
# Tonga
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
......@@ -1340,22 +1347,22 @@ Zone Pacific/Wallis 12:15:20 - LMT 1901
# See "southeast Australia" above for 2008 and later.
# From Steffen Thorsen (2009-04-28):
# According to the official press release, South Australia's extended daylight
# saving period will continue with the same rules as used during the 2008-2009
# According to the official press release, South Australia's extended daylight
# saving period will continue with the same rules as used during the 2008-2009
# summer (southern hemisphere).
#
#
# From
# <a href="http://www.safework.sa.gov.au/uploaded_files/DaylightDatesSet.pdf">
# http://www.safework.sa.gov.au/uploaded_files/DaylightDatesSet.pdf
# </a>
# The extended daylight saving period that South Australia has been trialling
# The extended daylight saving period that South Australia has been trialling
# for over the last year is now set to be ongoing.
# Daylight saving will continue to start on the first Sunday in October each
# Daylight saving will continue to start on the first Sunday in October each
# year and finish on the first Sunday in April the following year.
# Industrial Relations Minister, Paul Caica, says this provides South Australia
# with a consistent half hour time difference with NSW, Victoria, Tasmania and
# Industrial Relations Minister, Paul Caica, says this provides South Australia
# with a consistent half hour time difference with NSW, Victoria, Tasmania and
# the ACT for all 52 weeks of the year...
#
#
# We have a wrap-up here:
# <a href="http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/south-australia-extends-dst.html">
# http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/south-australia-extends-dst.html
......
# <pre>
# @(#)backward 8.11
# This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of
# 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson.
......
# <pre>
# @(#)etcetera 8.3
# This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of
# 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson.
......
# <pre>
# @(#)europe 8.41
# This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of
# 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson.
......@@ -575,12 +574,12 @@ Rule Russia 1996 2010 - Oct lastSun 2:00s 0 -
# According to Kremlin press service, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
# signed a federal law "On calculation of time" on June 9, 2011.
# According to the law Russia is abolishing daylight saving time.
#
# Medvedev signed a law "On the Calculation of Time" (in russian):
#
# Medvedev signed a law "On the Calculation of Time" (in russian):
# <a href="http://bmockbe.ru/events/?ID=7583">
# http://bmockbe.ru/events/?ID=7583
# </a>
#
#
# Medvedev signed a law on the calculation of the time (in russian):
# <a href="http://www.regnum.ru/news/polit/1413906.html">
# http://www.regnum.ru/news/polit/1413906.html
......@@ -1688,7 +1687,7 @@ Zone Europe/Malta 0:58:04 - LMT 1893 Nov 2 0:00s # Valletta
# From Alexander Krivenyshev (2011-10-26)
# NO need to divide Moldova into two timezones at this point.
# As of today, Transnistria (Pridnestrovie)- Tiraspol reversed its own
# decision to abolish DST this winter.
# decision to abolish DST this winter.
# Following Moldova and neighboring Ukraine- Transnistria (Pridnestrovie)-
# Tiraspol will go back to winter time on October 30, 2011.
# News from Moldova (in russian):
......@@ -2578,11 +2577,11 @@ Zone Europe/Zurich 0:34:08 - LMT 1848 Sep 12
# http://www.alomaliye.com/bkk_2002_3769.htm
# From G&ouml;kdeniz Karada&#x011f; (2011-03-10):
#
#
# According to the articles linked below, Turkey will change into summer
# time zone (GMT+3) on March 28, 2011 at 3:00 a.m. instead of March 27.
# This change is due to a nationwide exam on 27th.
#
#
# <a href="http://www.worldbulletin.net/?aType=haber&ArticleID=70872">
# http://www.worldbulletin.net/?aType=haber&ArticleID=70872
# </a>
......@@ -2699,7 +2698,7 @@ Link Europe/Istanbul Asia/Istanbul # Istanbul is in both continents.
# time this year after all.
#
# From Udo Schwedt (2011-10-18):
# As far as I understand, the recent change to the Ukranian time zone
# As far as I understand, the recent change to the Ukranian time zone
# (Europe/Kiev) to introduce permanent daylight saving time (similar
# to Russia) was reverted today:
#
......
# <pre>
# @(#)factory 8.2
# This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of
# 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson.
......
# <pre>
# @(#)iso3166.tab 8.11
# This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of
# 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson.
# ISO 3166 alpha-2 country codes
......
# <pre>
# @(#)leapseconds 8.13
# This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of
# 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson.
......@@ -78,8 +77,8 @@ Leap 2012 Jun 30 23:59:60 + S
#
#
# A positive leap second will be introduced at the end of June 2012.
# The sequence of dates of the UTC second markers will be:
#
# The sequence of dates of the UTC second markers will be:
#
# 2012 June 30, 23h 59m 59s
# 2012 June 30, 23h 59m 60s