Commit bc24e832 authored by Garrett Wollman's avatar Garrett Wollman
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1996 `L' release of timezone data files. Includes corrections for historical

data in several locations.

Obtained from:	ado@elsie.nci.nih.gov, ftp://elsie.nci.nih.gov/pub
parent 16aa018c
# @(#)africa 7.15
# @(#)africa 7.16
# This data is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better,
# go ahead and edit the file (and please send any changes to
# tz@elsie.nci.nih.gov for general use in the future).
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1996-09-03):
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1996-11-22):
#
# A good source for time zone historical data outside the U.S. is
# Thomas G. Shanks, The International Atlas (3rd edition),
# San Diego: ACS Publications, Inc. (1991).
# Except where otherwise noted, it is the source for the data below.
#
# Gwillim Law <LAW@encmail.encompass.com> writes that a good source
# for recent time zone data is the International Air Transport
# Association's Standard Schedules Information Manual (IATA SSIM),
# published semiannually. Law sent in several helpful summaries
# of the IATA's data after 1990.
#
# Except where otherwise noted, Shanks is the source for entries through 1990,
# and IATA SSIM is the source for entries after 1990.
#
# Another source occasionally used is Edward W. Whitman, World Time Differences,
# Whitman Publishing Co, 2 Niagara Av, Ealing, London (undated), which
......@@ -255,12 +263,17 @@ Rule Egypt 1957 1958 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
Rule Egypt 1958 only - May 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Egypt 1959 1981 - May 1 1:00 1:00 S
Rule Egypt 1959 1965 - Sep 30 3:00 0 -
Rule Egypt 1966 max - Oct 1 3:00 0 -
Rule Egypt 1966 1990 - Oct 1 3:00 0 -
Rule Egypt 1982 only - Jul 25 1:00 1:00 S
Rule Egypt 1983 only - Jul 12 1:00 1:00 S
Rule Egypt 1984 1988 - May 1 1:00 1:00 S
Rule Egypt 1989 only - May 6 1:00 1:00 S
Rule Egypt 1990 max - May 1 1:00 1:00 S
Rule Egypt 1990 only - May 1 1:00 1:00 S
Rule Egypt 1991 1994 - May 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Egypt 1991 1994 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
Rule Egypt 1995 max - Apr lastFri 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Egypt 1995 max - Sep lastFri 0:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Africa/Cairo 2:05:00 - LMT 1900 Oct
2:00 Egypt EE%sT
......@@ -390,15 +403,15 @@ Rule Libya 1986 only - Oct 3 0:00 0 -
Rule Libya 1987 1989 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Libya 1987 1990 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
Rule Libya 1990 only - May 4 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Libya 1996 max - Mar 30 2:00s 1:00 S
Rule Libya 1996 max - Sep 30 2:00s 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Africa/Tripoli 0:52:44 - LMT 1920
1:00 Libya CE%sT 1959
2:00 - EET 1982
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1995-12-19):
# usno1995 (from OAG) says Libya uses 2:00 all year, as they did before 1982.
# We don't know when they switched back. We'll guess 1991.
1:00 Libya CE%sT 1991
2:00 - EET
2:00 - EET 1996 Mar 30 3:00
1:00 Libya CE%sT
# Madagascar
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
......@@ -442,7 +455,7 @@ Zone Indian/Mayotte 3:00:56 - LMT 1911 Jul # Mamoutzou
3:00 - EAT
# Morocco
# rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
# RULE NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Morocco 1939 only - Sep 12 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Morocco 1939 only - Nov 19 0:00 0 -
Rule Morocco 1940 only - Feb 25 0:00 1:00 S
......@@ -474,12 +487,15 @@ Zone Africa/Maputo 2:10:20 - LMT 1903 Mar
2:00 - SAT
# Namibia
# RULE NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Namibia 1994 max - Sep Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Namibia 1995 max - Apr Sun>=1 2:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Africa/Windhoek 1:08:24 - LMT 1892 Feb 8
1:30 - SWAT 1903 Mar # SW Africa Time
2:00 - SAT 1942 Sep 20 2:00
2:00 1:00 SAST 1943 Mar 21 2:00
2:00 - SAT
2:00 Namibia SA%sT
# Niger
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
......@@ -618,10 +634,9 @@ Rule Tunisia 1977 only - Sep 24 0:00s 0 -
Rule Tunisia 1978 only - May 1 0:00s 1:00 S
Rule Tunisia 1978 only - Oct 1 0:00s 0 -
Rule Tunisia 1988 only - Jun 1 0:00s 1:00 S
Rule Tunisia 1988 max - Sep lastSun 0:00s 0 -
Rule Tunisia 1988 1990 - Sep lastSun 0:00s 0 -
Rule Tunisia 1989 only - Mar 26 0:00s 1:00 S
Rule Tunisia 1990 only - May 1 0:00s 1:00 S
Rule Tunisia 1991 max - Mar lastSun 0:00s 1:00 S
# Shanks gives 0:09 for Paris Mean Time; go with Howse's more precise 0:09:21.
# Shanks says the 1911 switch occurred on Mar 9; go with Howse's Mar 11.
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
......
# @(#)antarctica 7.4
# @(#)antarctica 7.5
# From Paul Eggert (1996-09-03):
# To keep things manageable, we list only locations occupied year-round;
......@@ -8,6 +8,20 @@
# I made up all time zone abbreviations mentioned here; corrections welcome!
# FORMAT is `___' and GMTOFF is 0 for locations while uninhabited.
# These rules are stolen from the `southamerica' file.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule ArgAQ 1964 1966 - Mar 1 0:00 0 -
Rule ArgAQ 1964 1966 - Oct 15 0:00 1:00 S
Rule ArgAQ 1967 only - Apr 1 0:00 0 -
Rule ArgAQ 1967 1968 - Oct Sun<=7 0:00 1:00 S
Rule ArgAQ 1968 1969 - Apr Sun<=7 0:00 0 -
Rule ArgAQ 1974 only - Jan 23 0:00 1:00 S
Rule ArgAQ 1974 only - May 1 0:00 0 -
Rule ArgAQ 1974 1976 - Oct Sun<=7 0:00 1:00 S
Rule ArgAQ 1975 1977 - Apr Sun<=7 0:00 0 -
Rule ChileAQ 1969 max - Oct Sun>=9 0:00 1:00 S
Rule ChileAQ 1970 max - Mar Sun>=9 0:00 0 -
# Argentina - 6 year-round bases
# General Belgrano II
......@@ -118,7 +132,21 @@ Rule NZAQ 1990 max - Mar Sun>=15 2:00s 0 S
# USA - year-round bases
#
# Palmer, Anvers Island
# Palmer, Anvers Island, since 1965 (moved 2 miles in 1968)
#
# From Ethan Dicks <erd@mcmsun5.mcmurdo.gov> (1996-10-06):
# It keeps the same time as Punta Arenas, Chile, because, just like us
# and the South Pole, that's the other end of their supply line....
# I verified with someone who was there that since 1980,
# Palmer has followed Chile. Prior to that, before the Falklands War,
# Palmer used to be supplied from Argentina.
#
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Antarctica/Palmer 0 - ___ 1965
-4:00 ArgAQ AR%sT 1969 Oct 5
-3:00 ArgAQ AR%sT 1982 May
-4:00 ChileAQ CL%sT
#
#
# McMurdo, Ross Island, since 1956
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
......
# @(#)asia 7.25
# @(#)asia 7.26
# This data is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better,
# go ahead and edit the file (and please send any changes to
# tz@elsie.nci.nih.gov for general use in the future).
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1995-07-24):
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1996-11-22):
#
# A good source for time zone historical data outside the U.S. is
# Thomas G. Shanks, The International Atlas (3rd edition),
# San Diego: ACS Publications, Inc. (1991).
# Except where otherwise noted, it is the source for the data below.
#
# Gwillim Law <LAW@encmail.encompass.com> writes that a good source
# for recent time zone data is the International Air Transport
# Association's Standard Schedules Information Manual (IATA SSIM),
# published semiannually. Law sent in several helpful summaries
# of the IATA's data after 1990.
#
# Except where otherwise noted, Shanks is the source for entries through 1990,
# and IATA SSIM is the source for entries after 1990.
#
# Another source occasionally used is Edward W. Whitman, World Time Differences,
# Whitman Publishing Co, 2 Niagara Av, Ealing, London (undated), which
# I found in the UCLA library.
......@@ -24,7 +33,6 @@
# Corrections are welcome!
# std dst
# LMT Local Mean Time
# LST Local Star Time (Russian ``mestnoe zvezdnoe vremya'')
# 2:00 EET EEST Eastern European Time
# 2:00 IST IDT Israel
# 3:00 AST ADT Arabia*
......@@ -48,12 +56,22 @@
###############################################################################
# These rules for Russia are stolen from the `europe' file.
# These rules are stolen from the `europe' file.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule RussiaAsia 1981 1984 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule RussiaAsia 1981 1983 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
Rule RussiaAsia 1984 max - Sep lastSun 2:00s 0 -
Rule RussiaAsia 1985 max - Mar lastSun 2:00s 1:00 S
Rule EUAsia 1981 max - Mar lastSun 1:00u 1:00 S
Rule EUAsia 1996 max - Oct lastSun 1:00u 0 -
Rule E-EurAsia 1981 max - Mar lastSun 0:00 1:00 S
Rule E-EurAsia 1979 1995 - Sep lastSun 0:00 0 -
Rule E-EurAsia 1996 max - Oct lastSun 0:00 0 -
Rule RussiaAsia 1981 1984 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule RussiaAsia 1981 1983 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
Rule RussiaAsia 1984 1991 - Sep lastSun 2:00s 0 -
Rule RussiaAsia 1985 1991 - Mar lastSun 2:00s 1:00 S
Rule RussiaAsia 1992 only - Mar lastSat 23:00 1:00 S
Rule RussiaAsia 1992 only - Sep lastSat 23:00 0 -
Rule RussiaAsia 1993 max - Mar lastSun 2:00s 1:00 S
Rule RussiaAsia 1993 1995 - Sep lastSun 2:00s 0 -
Rule RussiaAsia 1996 max - Oct lastSun 2:00s 0 -
# Afghanistan
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
......@@ -85,10 +103,9 @@ Zone Asia/Baku 3:19:24 - LMT 1924 May 2
3:00 - BAKT 1957 Mar # Baku Time
4:00 RussiaAsia BAK%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
3:00 1:00 BAKST 1991 Aug 30 # independence
3:00 RussiaAsia AZ%sT 1992 # Azerbaijan Time
3:00 - AZT
# Shanks has Baku using Russian DST rules after 1991,
# but usno1995 has Azerbaijan with no DST. Guess no DST after 1991.
3:00 RussiaAsia AZ%sT 1992 Sep lastSun 2:00s
4:00 - AZT 1996 # Azerbaijan time
4:00 EUAsia AZ%sT
# Bahrain
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
......@@ -287,18 +304,20 @@ Zone Asia/Nicosia 2:13:28 - LMT 1921 Nov 14
# an MP who went on a hunger strike for 11 days to force discussion about it!
# We have no details, but we'll guess they didn't move the clocks back in fall.
#
# From Paul Eggert (1995-11-13):
# usno1995 has Georgia at 4:00. Guess that Georgia stopped transitions
# after spring 1994 (thus sticking at 4:00).
# Most likely we're still missing some rule changes between 1991 and 1994.
# From Mathew Englander <mathew@io.org>, quoting AP (1996-10-23 13:05-04):
# Instead of putting back clocks at the end of October, Georgia
# will stay on daylight savings time this winter to save energy,
# President Eduard Shevardnadze decreed Wednesday.
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Tbilisi 2:59:16 - LMT 1880
2:59:16 - TBMT 1924 May 2 # Tbilisi Mean Time
3:00 - TBIT 1957 Mar # Tbilisi Time
4:00 RussiaAsia TBI%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
3:00 1:00 TBIST 1991 Apr 9 # independence
3:00 RussiaAsia GE%sT 1994 Sep 25 2:00s # Georgia Time
4:00 - GET
3:00 RussiaAsia GE%sT 1992 # Georgia Time
3:00 E-EurAsia GE%sT 1994 Sep lastSun
4:00 E-EurAsia GE%sT 1996 Oct lastSun
5:00 - GET
# India
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
......@@ -340,6 +359,13 @@ Rule Iran 1978 1980 - Mar 21 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Iran 1978 only - Oct 21 0:00 0 -
Rule Iran 1979 only - Sep 19 0:00 0 -
Rule Iran 1980 only - Sep 23 0:00 0 -
Rule Iran 1991 only - May 3 0:00s 1:00 S
Rule Iran 1991 only - Sep 20 0:00s 0 -
Rule Iran 1992 only - Mar 22 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Iran 1992 1993 - Sep 23 0:00 0 -
Rule Iran 1993 max - Mar 21 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Iran 1994 1995 - Sep 22 0:00 0 -
Rule Iran 1996 max - Sep 21 0:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Tehran 3:25:44 - LMT 1916
3:25:44 - TMT 1946 # Tehran Mean Time
......@@ -353,8 +379,11 @@ Rule Iraq 1982 only - May 1 0:00 1:00 D
Rule Iraq 1982 1984 - Oct 1 0:00 0 S
Rule Iraq 1983 only - Mar 31 0:00 1:00 D
Rule Iraq 1984 1985 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 D
Rule Iraq 1985 max - Sep lastSun 1:00s 0 S
Rule Iraq 1986 max - Mar lastSun 1:00s 1:00 D
Rule Iraq 1985 1990 - Sep lastSun 1:00s 0 S
Rule Iraq 1986 1990 - Mar lastSun 1:00s 1:00 D
# IATA SSIM (1991/1996) says Apr 1 12:01am UTC; guess the `:01' is a typo.
Rule Iraq 1991 max - Apr 1 3:00s 1:00 D
Rule Iraq 1991 max - Oct 1 3:00s 0 D
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Baghdad 2:57:40 - LMT 1890
2:57:36 - BMT 1918 # Baghdad Mean Time?
......@@ -512,9 +541,6 @@ Zone Asia/Ishigaki 8:16:36 - LMT 1896
# Other Japanese possessions are probably like Asia/Tokyo.
# Jordan
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1993-11-18):
# Most likely Shanks is merely guessing dates from 1992 on.
# From Shanks (1991):
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Jordan 1973 only - Jun 6 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Jordan 1973 1975 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
......@@ -529,40 +555,56 @@ Rule Jordan 1986 1988 - Apr Fri>=1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Jordan 1986 1990 - Oct Fri>=1 0:00 0 -
Rule Jordan 1989 only - May 8 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Jordan 1990 only - Apr 27 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Jordan 1991 only - Apr 19 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Jordan 1991 only - Apr 17 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Jordan 1991 only - Sep 27 0:00 0 -
Rule Jordan 1992 max - Apr Fri>=1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Jordan 1992 max - Oct Fri>=1 0:00 0 -
Rule Jordan 1992 only - Apr 10 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Jordan 1992 1993 - Oct Fri>=1 0:00 0 -
Rule Jordan 1993 max - Apr Fri>=1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Jordan 1994 only - Sep Fri>=15 0:00 0 -
Rule Jordan 1995 max - Sep Fri>=15 0:00s 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Amman 2:23:44 - LMT 1931
2:00 Jordan EE%sT
# Kazakhstan
# From Paul Eggert (1996-04-19):
# From Paul Eggert (1996-11-22):
# Andrew Evtichov <evti@chevron.com> (1996-04-13) writes that Kazakhstan
# stayed in sync with Moscow after 1990, and that Aktau is the biggest city
# in western Kazakhstan. Follow Shanks before 1991, Evtichov afterwards.
# stayed in sync with Moscow after 1990, and that Aqtobe (formerly Aktyubinsk)
# and Aqtau (formerly Shevchenko) are the largest cities in their zones.
# Guess that Aqtau and Aqtobe diverged in 1995, since that's the first time
# IATA SSIM mentions a third time zone in Kazakhstan.
#
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Alma-Ata 5:07:48 - LMT 1924 May 2 # or Almaty
5:00 - ALMT 1957 Mar # Alma-Ata Time
6:00 RussiaAsia ALM%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
5:00 1:00 ALMST 1991 Sep 29 2:00s
5:00 - ALMT 1992 Jan 19 2:00s
6:00 RussiaAsia ALM%sT
Zone Asia/Aktau 3:21:04 - LMT 1924 May 2 # or Aqtau
6:00 E-EurAsia ALM%sT
Zone Asia/Aqtobe 3:48:40 - LMT 1924 May 2
4:00 - AKT 1957 Mar # Aktyubinsk Time
5:00 RussiaAsia AK%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
4:00 1:00 AKTST 1991 Sep 29 2:00s
4:00 - AQTT 1992 Jan 19 2:00s # Aqtobe Time
5:00 E-EurAsia AQT%sT
Zone Asia/Aqtau 3:21:04 - LMT 1924 May 2 # or Aktau
4:00 - SHET 1957 Mar # Fort Shevchenko Time
5:00 RussiaAsia SHE%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
4:00 1:00 AKTST 1991 Sep 29 2:00s
4:00 - AKTT 1992 Jan 19 2:00s # Aktau Time
5:00 RussiaAsia AKT%sT
4:00 1:00 AQTST 1991 Sep 29 2:00s
4:00 - AQTT 1992 Jan 19 2:00s # Aqtau Time
5:00 E-EurAsia AQT%sT 1995 Sep lastSun
4:00 E-EurAsia AQT%sT
# Kirgizstan
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Kirgiz 1992 max - Apr Sun>=7 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Kirgiz 1991 max - Sep lastSun 0:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Bishkek 4:58:24 - LMT 1924 May 2
5:00 - FRUT 1957 Mar # Frunze Time
6:00 RussiaAsia FRU%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
5:00 1:00 FRUST 1991 Aug 31 # independence
5:00 RussiaAsia KG%sT # Kirgizstan Time
5:00 Kirgiz KG%sT # Kirgizstan Time
###############################################################################
......@@ -630,10 +672,13 @@ Rule Lebanon 1973 1977 - May 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Lebanon 1978 only - Apr 30 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Lebanon 1978 only - Sep 30 0:00 0 -
Rule Lebanon 1984 1987 - May 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Lebanon 1984 max - Oct 16 0:00 0 -
Rule Lebanon 1984 1991 - Oct 16 0:00 0 -
Rule Lebanon 1988 only - Jun 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Lebanon 1989 only - May 10 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Lebanon 1990 max - May 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Lebanon 1990 1992 - May 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Lebanon 1992 only - Oct 4 0:00 0 -
Rule Lebanon 1993 max - Mar lastSun 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Lebanon 1993 max - Sep lastSun 0:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Beirut 2:22:00 - LMT 1880
2:00 Lebanon EE%sT
......@@ -673,8 +718,11 @@ Zone Indian/Maldives 4:54:00 - LMT 1880 # Male
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Mongol 1981 1984 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Mongol 1981 1984 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
Rule Mongol 1985 max - Mar lastSun 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Mongol 1985 max - Sep lastSun 3:00 0 -
Rule Mongol 1985 1990 - Mar lastSun 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Mongol 1985 1990 - Sep lastSun 3:00 0 -
Rule Mongol 1991 max - Mar lastSun 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Mongol 1991 1995 - Sep lastSun 0:00 0 -
Rule Mongol 1996 max - Oct Fri>=22 0:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
#Zone Asia/Dariv 6:14:32 - LMT 1905 Aug
# 6:00 - DART 1978 # Dariv Time
......@@ -712,9 +760,9 @@ Zone Asia/Karachi 4:28:12 - LMT 1907
Rule EgyptAsia 1957 only - May 10 0:00 1:00 S
Rule EgyptAsia 1957 1958 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
Rule EgyptAsia 1958 only - May 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule EgyptAsia 1959 1981 - May 1 1:00 1:00 S
Rule EgyptAsia 1959 1967 - May 1 1:00 1:00 S
Rule EgyptAsia 1959 1965 - Sep 30 3:00 0 -
Rule EgyptAsia 1966 max - Oct 1 3:00 0 -
Rule EgyptAsia 1966 only - Oct 1 3:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Gaza 2:17:52 - LMT 1900 Oct
2:00 - EET 1957 May 10
......@@ -806,8 +854,16 @@ Rule Syria 1987 1988 - Oct 31 2:00 0 -
Rule Syria 1988 only - Mar 15 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 1989 only - Mar 31 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 1989 only - Oct 1 2:00 0 -
Rule Syria 1990 max - Apr 1 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 1990 max - Sep 30 2:00 0 -
Rule Syria 1990 only - Apr 1 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 1990 only - Sep 30 2:00 0 -
Rule Syria 1991 only - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 1991 1992 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
Rule Syria 1992 only - Apr 8 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 1993 only - Mar 26 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 1993 only - Sep 25 0:00 0 -
# IATA SSIM (1996-09) says 1997-03-31; assume that it should be 1997-04-01.
Rule Syria 1994 max - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 1994 max - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Damascus 2:25:12 - LMT 1920
2:00 Syria EE%sT
......@@ -820,10 +876,6 @@ Zone Asia/Dushanbe 4:35:12 - LMT 1924 May 2
5:00 1:00 DUSST 1991 Sep 9 # independence
5:00 RussiaAsia TJ%sT 1992
5:00 - TJT # Tajikistan Time
# Shanks has Dushanbe at 5:00 (6:00 summer) after 1991,
# but a cable from the American Embassy at Dushanbe
# <URL:http://www.itaiep.doc.gov/bisnis/cables/960703ti.html> (1996-07-02)
# says that Tajikistan is at 5:00. Guess no DST after 1991.
# Thailand
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
......@@ -836,12 +888,10 @@ Zone Asia/Bangkok 6:42:04 - LMT 1880
Zone Asia/Ashkhabad 3:53:32 - LMT 1924 May 2 # or Ashgabat
4:00 - ASHT 1957 Mar # Ashkhabad Time
5:00 RussiaAsia ASH%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
4:00 1:00 ASHST 1991 Oct 27 # independence
4:00 RussiaAsia TM%sT 1992 # Turkmenistan Time
4:00 - TMT
# Shanks has Ashkhabad at 4:00 (5:00 summer) after 1991, but
# DHL <URL:http://www.dhl.com/dhlinfo/country/turkmeni.html> (1996-07-26)
# reports 4:00. Guess no DST after 1991.
4:00 1:00 ASHST 1991 Sep 29 2:00s
4:00 - ASHT 1991 Oct 27 # independence
4:00 - TMT 1992 Jan 19 2:00s
5:00 - TMT # Turkmenistan Time
# United Arab Emirates
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
......
# @(#)australasia 7.29
# @(#)australasia 7.30
# This file also includes Pacific islands.
# Notes are at the end of this file
......@@ -35,17 +35,33 @@ Zone Australia/Perth 7:43:24 - LMT 1895 Dec
8:00 1:00 WST 1992 Mar Sun>=1 2:00s
8:00 - WST
# Queensland
#
# From Alex Livingston <alex@agsm.unsw.edu.au> (1996-11-01):
# I have heard or read more than once that some resort islands off the coast
# of Queensland chose to keep observing daylight-saving time even after
# Queensland ceased to.
#
# From Paul Eggert (1996-11-22):
# IATA SSIM (1993-02/1994-09) say that the Holiday Islands (Hayman, Lindeman,
# Hamilton) observed DST for two years after the rest of Queensland stopped.
# Hamilton is the largest, but there is also a Hamilton in Victoria,
# so use Lindeman.
#
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule QL 1989 1991 - Oct lastSun 2:00s 1:00 -
Rule QL 1990 1992 - Mar Sun>=1 2:00s 0 -
Rule Holiday 1989 1993 - Oct lastSun 2:00s 1:00 -
Rule Holiday 1990 1994 - Mar Sun>=1 2:00s 0 -
Zone Australia/Brisbane 10:12:08 - LMT 1895
10:00 - EST 1917 Jan 1 0:01
10:00 Aus EST 1971 Oct lastSun 2:00s
10:00 1:00 EST 1972 Feb lastSun 2:00s
10:00 - EST 1989 Oct lastSun 2:00s
10:00 1:00 EST 1990 Mar Sun>=1 2:00s
10:00 - EST 1990 Oct lastSun 2:00s
10:00 1:00 EST 1991 Mar Sun>=1 2:00s
10:00 - EST 1991 Oct lastSun 2:00s
10:00 1:00 EST 1992 Mar Sun>=1 2:00s
10:00 - EST
10:00 QL EST
Zone Australia/Lindeman 9:55:56 - LMT 1895
10:00 - EST 1917 Jan 1 0:01
10:00 Aus EST 1971 Oct lastSun 2:00s
10:00 1:00 EST 1972 Feb lastSun 2:00s
10:00 Holiday EST
# South Australia
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
......@@ -289,11 +305,13 @@ Rule NZ 1990 max - Oct Sun>=1 2:00s 1:00 D
Rule NZ 1975 only - Feb 23 2:00s 0 S
Rule NZ 1976 1989 - Mar Sun>=1 2:00s 0 S
Rule NZ 1990 max - Mar Sun>=15 2:00s 0 S
Rule Chatham 1990 max - Oct Sun>=1 2:45s 1:00 D
Rule Chatham 1991 max - Mar Sun>=15 2:45s 0 S
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Auckland 11:39:04 - LMT 1868
11:30 NZ NZ%sT 1940 Sep 29 2:00
12:00 NZ NZ%sT
Zone Pacific/Chatham 12:45 NZ CHA%sT
Zone Pacific/Chatham 12:45 Chatham CHA%sT
# Antipodes Is, Kermadec Is
......@@ -375,9 +393,9 @@ Zone Pacific/Funafuti 11:56:52 - LMT 1901
Rule Vanuatu 1983 only - Sep 25 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Vanuatu 1984 1991 - Mar Sun>=23 0:00 0 -
Rule Vanuatu 1984 only - Oct 23 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Vanuatu 1985 1990 - Sep Sun>=23 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Vanuatu 1991 max - Sep lastSun 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Vanuatu 1992 max - Mar lastSun 0:00 0 -
Rule Vanuatu 1985 1991 - Sep Sun>=23 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Vanuatu 1992 1993 - Jan Sun>=23 0:00 0 -
Rule Vanuatu 1992 only - Oct Sun>=23 0:00 1:00 S
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Efate 11:13:16 - LMT 1912 Jan 13 # Vila
11:00 Vanuatu VU%sT # Vanuatu Time
......@@ -400,11 +418,19 @@ Zone Pacific/Wallis 12:15:20 - LMT 1901
# go ahead and edit the file (and please send any changes to
# tz@elsie.nci.nih.gov for general use in the future).
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1996-01-22);
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1996-11-22):
# A good source for time zone historical data outside the U.S. is
# Thomas G. Shanks, The International Atlas (3rd edition),
# San Diego: ACS Publications, Inc. (1991).
# Except where noted, it is the source for the data above.
#
# Gwillim Law <LAW@encmail.encompass.com> writes that a good source
# for recent time zone data is the International Air Transport
# Association's Standard Schedules Information Manual (IATA SSIM),
# published semiannually. Law sent in several helpful summaries
# of the IATA's data after 1990.
#
# Except where otherwise noted, Shanks is the source for entries through 1990,
# and IATA SSIM is the source for entries after 1990.
#
# Another source occasionally used is Edward W. Whitman, World Time Differences,
# Whitman Publishing Co, 2 Niagara Av, Ealing, London (undated), which
......@@ -799,8 +825,11 @@ Zone Pacific/Wallis 12:15:20 - LMT 1901
# time on both the first Sunday in October and the third Sunday in March.
# As with Australia, we'll assume the tradition is 2:00s, not 2:00.
#
# Shanks gives no data for Chatham, but usno1995 says it's +12:45/+13:45.
# Guess NZ switchover rules for now.
# From Paul Eggert (1996-11-22):
# Shanks gives no data for Chatham; usno1989 says it's +12:45,
# usno1995 says it's +12:45/+13:45, and IATA SSIM (1991/1996)
# gives the NZ rules but with transitions at 2:45 local standard time.
# Guess that they adopted DST in 1990.
###############################################################################
......
# @(#)etcetera 7.5
# @(#)etcetera 7.6
# All of these are set up just so people can "zic -l" to a timezone
# that's right for their area, even if it doesn't have a name or DST rules
# (half hour zones are too much to bother with -- when someone asks!)
# 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.
Zone Etc/GMT 0 - GMT
Link Etc/GMT Etc/UTC
Link Etc/GMT Etc/UCT
Link Etc/GMT Etc/Universal
Zone Etc/UTC 0 - UTC
Zone Etc/UCT 0 - UCT
Link Etc/UTC Etc/Universal
Link Etc/UTC Etc/Zulu
Link Etc/GMT Etc/Greenwich
Link Etc/GMT Etc/Zulu
Link Etc/GMT Etc/GMT-0
Link Etc/GMT Etc/GMT+0
Link Etc/GMT Etc/GMT0
......
# @(#)europe 7.40
# @(#)europe 7.41
# This data is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better,
# go ahead and edit the file (and please send any changes to
# tz@elsie.nci.nih.gov for general use in the future).
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1996-09-03):
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1996-11-22):
# A good source for time zone historical data outside the U.S. is
# Thomas G. Shanks, The International Atlas (3rd edition),
# San Diego: ACS Publications, Inc. (1991).
# Except where otherwise noted, it is the source for the data below.
#
# Gwillim Law <LAW@encmail.encompass.com> writes that a good source
# for recent time zone data is the International Air Transport
# Association's Standard Schedules Information Manual (IATA SSIM),
# published semiannually. Law sent in several helpful summaries
# of the IATA's data after 1990.
#
# Except where otherwise noted, Shanks is the source for entries through 1990,
# and IATA SSIM is the source for entries after 1990.
#
# Another source occasionally used is Edward W. Whitman, World Time Differences,
# Whitman Publishing Co, 2 Niagara Av, Ealing, London (undated), which
......@@ -27,6 +35,7 @@
# 0:00 WET WEST Western Europe
# 1:00 CET CEST Central Europe
# 2:00 EET EEST Eastern Europe
# 3:00 MSK MSD Moscow
#
# See the `africa' file for time zone naming and abbreviation conventions.
#
......@@ -826,6 +835,14 @@ Rule C-Eur 1979 1995 - Sep lastSun 2:00s 0 -
Rule C-Eur 1981 max - Mar lastSun 2:00s 1:00 S
Rule C-Eur 1996 max - Oct lastSun 2:00s 0 -
# E-Eur differs from EU only in that E-Eur switches at midnight local time.
Rule E-Eur 1977 1980 - Apr Sun>=1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule E-Eur 1977 only - Sep lastSun 0:00 0 -
Rule E-Eur 1978 only - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
Rule E-Eur 1979 1995 - Sep lastSun 0:00 0 -
Rule E-Eur 1981 max - Mar lastSun 0:00 1:00 S
Rule E-Eur 1996 max - Oct lastSun 0:00 0 -
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Russia 1917 only - Jul 1 23:00 1:00 MST # Moscow Summer Time
Rule Russia 1917 only - Dec 28 0:00 0 MMT # Moscow Mean Time
......@@ -836,15 +853,20 @@ Rule Russia 1919 only - Jul 1 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Russia 1919 only - Aug 16 0:00 0 -
Rule Russia 1921 only - Feb 14 23:00 1:00 S
# Shanks gives 1921 Mar 21 for the following transition.
# From Andrew A. Chernov <ache@astral.msk.su> (1993-11-12):
# From Andrey A. Chernov <ache@astral.msk.su> (1993-11-12):
# My sources says, that it is Mar 20, not 21.
Rule Russia 1921 only - Mar 20 23:00 2:00 DS
Rule Russia 1921 only - Sep 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Russia 1921 only - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
Rule Russia 1981 1984 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Russia 1981 1983 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
Rule Russia 1984 max - Sep lastSun 2:00s 0 -
Rule Russia 1985 max - Mar lastSun 2:00s 1:00 S
Rule Russia 1984 1991 - Sep lastSun 2:00s 0 -
Rule Russia 1985 1991 - Mar lastSun 2:00s 1:00 S
Rule Russia 1992 only - Mar lastSat 23:00 1:00 S
Rule Russia 1992 only - Sep lastSat 23:00 0 -
Rule Russia 1993 max - Mar lastSun 2:00s 1:00 S
Rule Russia 1993 1995 - Sep lastSun 2:00s 0 -
Rule Russia 1996 max - Oct lastSun 2:00s 0 -
# These are for backward compatibility with older versions.
......@@ -913,7 +935,8 @@ Rule Albania 1984 only - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
Zone Europe/Tirane 1:19:20 - LMT 1914
1:00 - CET 1940 Jun 16
1:00 Albania CE%sT 1985 Mar 31 1:00
1:00 W-Eur CE%sT