Commit e64bdc7f authored by Ruslan Ermilov's avatar Ruslan Ermilov
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New timezone data.

Obtained from:	ftp://elsie.nci.nih.gov/pub/tzdata2000d.tar.gz
parent d52b82b0
# @(#)africa 7.26
# @(#)africa 7.33
# 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> (1997-10-05):
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1999-03-22):
#
# A good source for time zone historical data outside the U.S. is
# Thomas G. Shanks, The International Atlas (4th edition),
# San Diego: ACS Publications, Inc. (1995).
# Thomas G. Shanks, The International Atlas (5th edition),
# San Diego: ACS Publications, Inc. (1999).
#
# Gwillim Law <LAW@encmail.encompass.com> writes that a good source
# Gwillim Law <Gwil_Law@bridge-point.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
......@@ -24,8 +24,7 @@
# I found in the UCLA library.
#
# A reliable and entertaining source about time zones is
# Derek Howse, Greenwich time and the discovery of the longitude,
# Oxford University Press (1980).
# Derek Howse, Greenwich time and longitude, Philip Wilson Publishers (1997).
#
# Previous editions of this database used WAT, CAT, SAT, and EAT
# for +0:00 through +3:00, respectively,
......@@ -208,7 +207,7 @@ Rule Egypt 1989 only - May 6 1:00 1:00 S
Rule Egypt 1990 1994 - May 1 1:00 1:00 S
# IATA (after 1990) says transitions are at 0:00.
# Go with IATA starting in 1995, except correct 1995 entry from 09-30 to 09-29.
Rule Egypt 1995 max - Apr Fri>=22 0:00s 1:00 S
Rule Egypt 1995 max - Apr lastFri 0:00s 1:00 S
Rule Egypt 1995 max - Sep lastThu 23:00s 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
......@@ -295,8 +294,6 @@ Zone Africa/Maseru 1:50:00 - LMT 1903 Mar
# Shanks reports the date as May 1, whereas Howse reports Jan; go with Shanks.
# For Liberia before 1972, Shanks reports -0:44, whereas Howse and Whitman
# each report -0:44:30; go with the more precise figure.
#
# From Shanks, as corrected by Whitman:
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Africa/Monrovia -0:43:08 - LMT 1882
-0:43:08 - MMT 1919 Mar # Monrovia Mean Time
......@@ -321,18 +318,16 @@ Rule Libya 1986 only - Apr 4 0:00 1:00 S
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 only - Mar 30 2:00s 1:00 S
Rule Libya 1996 only - Sep 30 2:00s 0 -
Rule Libya 1997 only - Apr 4 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Libya 1997 only - Oct 4 0:00 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
1:00 Libya CE%sT 1991
2:00 - EET 1996 Mar 30 3:00
1:00 Libya CE%sT 1997 Oct 4 0:00
1:00 Libya CE%sT 1990 May 4
# The following entries are all from Shanks;
# the IATA SSIM data contain some obvious errors.
2:00 - EET 1996 Sep 30
1:00 - CET 1997 Apr 4
1:00 1:00 CEST 1997 Oct 4
2:00 - EET
# Madagascar
......@@ -410,8 +405,8 @@ Zone Africa/Maputo 2:10:20 - LMT 1903 Mar
2:00 - CAT
# Namibia
# Shanks says DST transitions are at 0:00; go with IATA.
# The 1994-04-03 transition is from Shanks.
# Shanks reports no DST after 1998-04; go with IATA.
# 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 -
......@@ -443,10 +438,9 @@ Zone Indian/Reunion 3:41:52 - LMT 1911 Jun # Saint-Denis
#
# Scattered Islands (Iles Eparses) administered from Reunion are as follows.
# The following information about them is taken from
# <a href="http://www.outre-mer.gouv.fr/domtom/ile.htm">
# Iles Eparses
# </a>
# (1997-07-22, in French). We have no info about their time zone histories.
# Iles Eparses (www.outre-mer.gouv.fr/domtom/ile.htm, 1997-07-22, in French;
# no longer available as of 1999-08-17).
# We have no info about their time zone histories.
#
# Bassas da India - uninhabited
# Europa Island - inhabited from 1905 to 1910 by two families
......@@ -460,9 +454,6 @@ Zone Africa/Kigali 2:00:16 - LMT 1935 Jun
2:00 - CAT
# St Helena
# From Paul Eggert (1997-10-05):
# Shanks says St Helena was 1W26 (-0:05:44) from 1890 to 1951,
# but this is most likely a typo for 5W42, the longitude of Jamestown.
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Atlantic/St_Helena -0:22:48 - LMT 1890 # Jamestown
-0:22:48 - JMT 1951 # Jamestown Mean Time
......@@ -470,7 +461,8 @@ Zone Atlantic/St_Helena -0:22:48 - LMT 1890 # Jamestown
# The other parts of the St Helena territory are similar:
# Tristan da Cunha: on GMT, say Whitman and the CIA
# Ascension: on GMT, says usno1995 and the CIA
# Gough (scientific station since 1955): on GMT, says the CIA
# Gough (scientific station since 1955; sealers wintered previously):
# on GMT, says the CIA
# Inaccessible, Nightingale: no information, but probably GMT
# Sao Tome and Principe
......@@ -518,18 +510,19 @@ Rule SA 1943 1944 - Mar Sun>=15 2:00 0 -
Zone Africa/Johannesburg 1:52:00 - LMT 1892 Feb 8
1:30 - SAST 1903 Mar
2:00 SA SAST
# Shanks erroneously claims that most of South Africa switched to 1:00
# on 1994-04-03 at 00:00.
#
# Marion and Prince Edward Is
# weather station since 1947
# scientific station since 1947
# no information
# Sudan
# From Michael Ross <mross@antigone.com> (1995-11-15):
# Sudan no longer observes any form of daylight time change.
# I verified this today by telephone with the Sudan Mission to the
# United Nations: 212-573-6033
#
# From <a href="http://www.sunanews.net/sn13jane.html">
# Sudan News Agency (2000-01-13)
# </a>, also reported by Michael De Beukelaer-Dossche via Steffen Thorsen:
# Clocks will be moved ahead for 60 minutes all over the Sudan as of noon
# Saturday.... This was announced Thursday by Caretaker State Minister for
# Manpower Abdul-Rahman Nur-Eddin.
#
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Sudan 1970 only - May 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Sudan 1970 1985 - Oct 15 0:00 0 -
......@@ -537,7 +530,8 @@ Rule Sudan 1971 only - Apr 30 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Sudan 1972 1985 - Apr lastSun 0:00 1:00 S
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Africa/Khartoum 2:10:08 - LMT 1931
2:00 Sudan CA%sT
2:00 Sudan CA%sT 2000 Jan 15 12:00
3:00 - EAT
# Swaziland
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
......
# @(#)antarctica 7.14
# @(#)antarctica 7.18
# From Paul Eggert (1997-03-28):
# To keep things manageable, we list only locations occupied year-round;
# see
# <a href="http://earth.agu.org/amen/nations.html">
# Antarctic Activities of Member Nations of the Antarctic Treaty (1996-05-24)
# From Paul Eggert (1999-11-15):
# To keep things manageable, we list only locations occupied year-round; see
# <a href="http://www.comnap.aq/comnap/comnap.nsf/P/Stations/">
# COMNAP - Stations and Bases
# </a>
# and
# <a href="http://www.spri.cam.ac.uk/bob/periant.htm">
# Summary of the Peri-Antarctic Islands (1996-09-05)
# Summary of the Peri-Antarctic Islands (1998-07-23)
# </a>
# for information.
# Unless otherwise specified, we have no time zone information.
......@@ -28,21 +27,36 @@ 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 -
Rule ChileAQ 1969 1997 - Oct Sun>=9 0:00 1:00 S
Rule ChileAQ 1970 1998 - Mar Sun>=9 0:00 0 -
Rule ChileAQ 1998 only - Sep 27 0:00 1:00 S
Rule ChileAQ 1999 only - Apr 4 0:00 0 -
Rule ChileAQ 1999 max - Oct Sun>=9 0:00 1:00 S
Rule ChileAQ 2000 max - Mar Sun>=9 0:00 0 -
# Argentina - 6 year-round bases
# General Belgrano II
# 5 others
# Argentina - year-round bases
# Belgrano II, Confin Coast, -770227-0343737, since 1972-02-05
# Esperanza, San Martin Land, -6323-05659, since 1952-12-17
# Jubany, Potter Peninsula, King George Island, -6414-0602320, since 1982-01
# Marambio, Seymour I, -6414-05637, since 1969-10-29
# Orcadas, Laurie I, -6016-04444, since 1904-02-22
# San Martin, Debenham I, -6807-06708, since 1951-03-21
# (except 1960-03 / 1976-03-21)
# Australia - territories
# Heard Island, McDonald Islands (uninhabited)
# previously sealers and scientific personnel wintered
# <a href="http://www.dstc.qut.edu.au/DST/marg/daylight.html">
# Margaret Turner reports
# </a> (1999-09-30) that they're UTC+5, with no DST;
# presumably this is when they have visitors.
#
# year-round bases
# Casey, Bailey Peninsula, since 1969
# Davis, Vestfold Hills, since 1957-01-13 (except 1964-11 - 1969-02)
# Mawson, Holme Bay, since 1954-02-13
# Casey, Bailey Peninsula, -6617+11032, since 1969
# Davis, Vestfold Hills, -6835+07759, since 1957-01-13
# (except 1964-11 - 1969-02)
# Mawson, Holme Bay, -6736+06253, since 1954-02-13
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Antarctica/Casey 0 - ___ 1969
8:00 - WST # Western (Aus) Standard Time
......@@ -66,15 +80,16 @@ Zone Antarctica/Mawson 0 - ___ 1954 Feb 13
# Brazil - year-round base
# Ferraz, King George Island, since 1983/4
# Chile - 4 year-round bases
# Chile - year-round bases
# Escudero, South Shetland Is, -621157-0585735, since 1994
# Frei, King George Is, -6214-05848, since 1969
# O'Higgins, Antarctic Peninsula, -6319-05704, since 1948-02
# Prat, -6230-05941
# China - year-round bases
# Great Wall, King George Island, since 1985-02-20
# Zhongshan, Larsemann Hills, Prydz Bay, since 1989-02-26
# Finland - year-round base
# Aboa, Queen Maud Land, since 1988
# France - year-round bases
#
# From Antoine Leca <Antoine.Leca@Renault.FR> (1997-01-20):
......@@ -89,16 +104,17 @@ Zone Antarctica/Mawson 0 - ___ 1954 Feb 13
# Martin-de-Vivies Base, Amsterdam Island, -374105+0773155, since 1950
# Alfred-Faure Base, Crozet Islands, -462551+0515152, since 1964
# Port-aux-Francais, Kerguelen Islands, -492110+0701303, since 1951;
# a whaling and sealing station operated 1908-14, 1920-29, and 1951-56
# whaling & sealing station operated 1908/1914, 1920/1929, and 1951/1956
#
# St Paul Island - near Amsterdam, uninhabited since 1931
# St Paul Island - near Amsterdam, uninhabited
# fishing stations operated variously 1819/1931
#
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Indian/Kerguelen 0 - ___ 1950 # Port-aux-Francais
5:00 - TFT # ISO code TF Time
#
# year-round base in the main continent
# Dumont-d'Urville, Terre Adelie (Adelie Land), -6640+14001, since 1956-11
# Dumont-d'Urville, Ile des Petrels, -6640+14001, since 1956-11
#
# Another base at Port-Martin, 50km east, began operation in 1947.
# It was destroyed by fire on 1952-01-14.
......@@ -123,6 +139,22 @@ Zone Antarctica/DumontDUrville 0 - ___ 1947
# Japan - year-round bases
# Dome Fuji
# Syowa
#
# From Hideyuki Suzuki (1999-02-06):
# In all Japanese stations, +0300 is used as the standard time. [See]
# <a href="http://www.crl.go.jp/uk/uk201/basyo.htm">[reference in Japanese]</a>
# and information from KAMO Hiroyasu <wd@ics.nara-wu.ac.jp>.
#
# Syowa station, which is the first antarctic station of Japan,
# was established on 1957-01-29. Since Syowa station is still the main
# station of Japan, it's appropriate for the principal location.
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Antarctica/Syowa 0 - ___ 1957 Jan 29
3:00 - SYOT # Syowa Time
# See:
# <a href="http://www.nipr.ac.jp/english/ara01.html">
# NIPR Antarctic Research Activities (1999-08-17)
# </a>
# S Korea - year-round base
# King Sejong, King George Island, since 1988
......@@ -151,11 +183,11 @@ Rule NZAQ 1990 max - Mar Sun>=15 2:00s 0 S
# Peter I Island (never inhabited)
# Poland - year-round base
# Arctowski, King George Island, since 1977
# Arctowski, King George Island, -620945-0582745, since 1977
# Russia - year-round bases
# Bellingshausen, King George Island
# Mirny
# Bellingshausen, King George Island, -621159-0585337, since 1968-02-22
# Mirny, Davis coast, -6633+09301, since 1956-02
# Molodezhnaya
# Novolazarevskaya
# Vostok
......@@ -169,17 +201,20 @@ Rule NZAQ 1990 max - Mar Sun>=15 2:00s 0 S
# British Antarctic Territories (BAT) claims
# South Orkney Islands
# scientific station from 1903
# whaling station at Signy I 1920-1926
# whaling station at Signy I 1920/1926
# South Shetland Islands
# whaling station at Deception I 1912-1931
# scientific station from 1943
# whaling station at Deception I 1912/1931
# scientific station from 1943;
# previously sealers and a scientific expedition wintered by accident,
# and a garrison was deployed briefly
#
# year-round bases
# Bird Island, South Georgia, -5400-03803, since 1983
# Halley, Coates Land, -7535-2619, since 1956-01-06
# Rothera, Adelaide Island, -6734-6808, since 1976-12-01
# Uruguay - year round base
# Artigas, King George Island
# Artigas, King George Island, -621104-0585107
# USA - year-round bases
#
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# @(#)backward 7.15
# @(#)backward 7.17
# This file provides links between current names for time zones
# and their old names. Many names changed in late 1993.
Link America/Adak America/Atka
Link America/Tijuana America/Ensenada
Link America/Indianapolis America/Fort_Wayne
Link America/Indiana/Knox America/Knox_IN
Link America/St_Thomas America/Virgin
Link Asia/Jerusalem Asia/Tel_Aviv
Link Asia/Ulaanbaatar Asia/Ulan_Bator
Link Australia/Sydney Australia/ACT
Link Australia/Sydney Australia/Canberra
Link Australia/Lord_Howe Australia/LHI
......@@ -38,6 +40,7 @@ Link America/Havana Cuba
Link Africa/Cairo Egypt
Link Europe/Dublin Eire
Link Europe/London GB
Link Europe/London GB-Eire
Link Etc/GMT+0 GMT+0
Link Etc/GMT-0 GMT-0
Link Etc/GMT0 GMT0
......
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# ISO 3166 2-letter country codes
#
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1996-09-03):
# @(#)iso3166.tab 1.7
#
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1999-10-13):
#
# This file contains a table with the following columns:
# 1. ISO 3166-1:1997 2-character country code. See:
# 1. ISO 3166-1:1999 2-character country code. See:
# <a href="http://www.din.de/gremien/nas/nabd/iso3166ma/codlstp1.html">
# ISO 3166-1: The Code List
# </a>.
# 2. The usual English name for the country,
# chosen so that alphabetic sorting of subsets produces helpful lists.
# This is not the same as the English name in the ISO 3166 tables.
#
# The PS code below has been reserved for Palestine by the ISO;
# however, the code is not yet officially assigned to Palestine. Please see
# <a href="ftp://ftp.informatik.uni-erlangen.de/pub/doc/ISO/ISO-3166-background">
# Cord Wischhoefer, Country Code Elements for Palestine (1996-07-24)
# </a>.
#
# Columns are separated by a single tab.
# The table is sorted by country code.
#
......@@ -93,7 +92,6 @@ FK Falkland Islands
FM Micronesia
FO Faeroe Islands
FR France
FX France, Metropolitan
GA Gabon
GB Britain (UK)
GD Grenada
......@@ -112,6 +110,7 @@ GT Guatemala
GU Guam
GW Guinea-Bissau
GY Guyana
HK Hong Kong
HM Heard Island & McDonald Islands
HN Honduras
HR Croatia
......
# @(#)leapseconds 7.11
# @(#)leapseconds 7.12
# Allowance for leapseconds added to each timezone file.
# The International Earth Rotation Service periodically uses leap seconds
# to keep UTC to within 0.9 s of TAI (atomic time); see
# to keep UTC to within 0.9 s of UT1
# (which measures the true angular orientation of the earth in space); see
# Terry J Quinn, The BIPM and the accurate measure of time,
# Proc IEEE 79, 7 (July 1991), 894-905.
# There were no leap seconds before 1972, because the official mechanism
......
# @(#)northamerica 7.42
# @(#)northamerica 7.51
# also includes Central America and the Caribbean
# 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> (1994-08-17):
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1999-03-22):
# A reliable and entertaining source about time zones is
# Derek Howse, Greenwich time and the discovery of the longitude,
# Oxford University Press (1980).
# Derek Howse, Greenwich time and longitude, Philip Wilson Publishers (1997).
###############################################################################
# United States
# From Paul Eggert (1999-03-31):
# Howse writes (pp 121-125) that time zones were invented by
# Professor Charles Ferdinand Dowd (1825-1904),
# Principal of Temple Grove Ladies' Seminary (Saratoga Springs, NY).
# His pamphlet ``A System of National Time for Railroads'' (1870)
# was the result of his proposals at the Convention of Railroad Trunk Lines
# in New York City (1869-10). His 1870 proposal was based on Washington, DC,
# but in 1872-05 he moved the proposed origin to Greenwich.
# His proposal was adopted by the railroads on 1883-11-18 at 12:00,
# and the most of the country soon followed suit.
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1995-12-19):
# A good source for time zone historical data in the US is
# Thomas G. Shanks, The American Atlas (5th edition),
......@@ -294,6 +304,11 @@ Zone America/Boise -7:44:49 - LMT 1883 Nov 18 12:00
# Indiana
#
# For a map of Indiana's time zone regions, see:
# <a href="http://www.mccsc.edu/time.html">
# What time is it in Indiana?
# </a> (1999-04-06)
#
# From Paul Eggert (1995-12-19):
# Indiana generally observes either EST all year, or CST/CDT,
# but areas near Cincinnati and Louisville use those cities' timekeeping
......@@ -393,15 +408,38 @@ Zone America/Louisville -5:43:02 - LMT 1883 Nov 18 12:00
-5:00 US E%sT 1974 Jan 6 2:00
-6:00 1:00 CDT 1974 Oct 27 2:00
-5:00 US E%sT
# Wayne, Clinton, and Russell Counties, Kentucky
# From
# <a href="http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=1999_register&docid=99-26945-filed">
# Federal Register Doc. 99-26945
# </a> (1999-10-14 08:45-04)
# In response to a petition by the Wayne County, Kentucky, Fiscal Court,
# the Department of Transportation (DOT) proposed to move Wayne County,
# Kentucky, from the Central Time Zone to the Eastern Time Zone.... Now
# the earliest date that the proposed change might take effect is
# October 29, 2000.
#
# From
# <a href="http://www.lake-cumberland.com/life/archive/news990129time.shtml">
# Lake Cumberland LIFE
# </a> (1999-01-29) via WKYM-101.7:
# Clinton County has joined Wayne County in asking the DoT to change from
# the Central to the Eastern time zone.... The Wayne County government made
# the same request in December. And while Russell County officials have not
# taken action, the majority of respondents to a poll conducted there in
# August indicated they would like to change to "fast time" also.
# The three Lake Cumberland counties are the farthest east of any U.S.
# location in the Central time zone.
# Michigan
#
# From Bob Devine (1988-01-28):
# Michigan didn't observe DST from 1968 to 1973.
#
# From Paul Eggert (1995-12-19):
# Shanks writes that Michigan started using standard time on 1885 Sep 18,
# but Howse (p 126) writes that Detroit kept
# From Paul Eggert (1999-03-31):
# Shanks writes that Michigan started using standard time on 1885-09-18,
# but Howse writes (pp 124-125, referring to Popular Astronomy, 1901-01)
# that Detroit kept
#
# local time until 1900 when the City Council decreed that clocks should
# be put back twenty-eight minutes to Central Standard Time. Half the
......@@ -466,12 +504,12 @@ Link Pacific/Honolulu HST
################################################################################
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1996-11-22):
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1999-10-29):
# A good source for time zone historical data outside the US is
# Thomas G. Shanks, The International Atlas (4th edition),
# San Diego: ACS Publications, Inc. (1995).
# Thomas G. Shanks, The International Atlas (5th edition),
# San Diego: ACS Publications, Inc. (1999).
#
# Gwillim Law <LAW@encmail.encompass.com> writes that a good source
# Gwillim Law <Gwil_Law@bridge-point.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
......@@ -520,7 +558,7 @@ Link Pacific/Honolulu HST
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1994-11-22):
# Alas, this sort of thing must be handled by localization software.
# The data for Canada are all from Shanks (1991).
# The data for Canada are all from Shanks.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
......@@ -666,7 +704,7 @@ Zone America/Glace_Bay -3:59:48 - LMT 1902 Jun 15
# says that Ontario east of 90W uses EST/EDT, and west of 90W uses CST/CDT.
# Officially Atikokan is therefore on CST/CDT, and most likely this report
# concerns a non-official time observed as a matter of local practice.
# For what it's worth, Shanks (1995) says that Atikokan has agreed with
# For what it's worth, Shanks says that Atikokan has agreed with
# Rainy River ever since standard time was introduced.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
......@@ -838,7 +876,7 @@ Zone America/Edmonton -7:33:52 - LMT 1906 Sep
# From Paul Eggert (1996-06-12):
# Shanks writes that since 1970 most of this region has been like Vancouver.
# Dawswon Creek uses MST. Much of east BC is like Edmonton.
# Dawson Creek uses MST. Much of east BC is like Edmonton.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Vanc 1918 only - Apr 14 2:00 1:00 D
......@@ -859,11 +897,10 @@ Zone America/Dawson_Creek -8:00:56 - LMT 1884
-7:00 - MST
# Northwest Territories, Yukon
# Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon
# From Paul Eggert (1996-10-07):
# From Paul Eggert (1999-10-29):
# Dawson switched to PST in 1973. Inuvik switched to MST in 1979.
# Shanks's table for Watson Lake is corrupted, so we have no data there.
# Mathew Englander <mathew@io.org> (1996-10-07) gives the following refs:
# * 1967. Paragraph 28(34)(g) of the Interpretation Act, S.C. 1967-68,
# c. 7 defines Yukon standard time as UTC-9. This is still valid;
......@@ -873,6 +910,56 @@ Zone America/Dawson_Creek -8:00:56 - LMT 1884
# * O.I.C. 1987/056 changed DST to Apr firstSun 2:00 to Oct lastSun 2:00.
# Shanks says Yukon's 1973-10-28 switch was at 2:00; go with Englander.
# From Rives McDow (1999-09-04):
# Nunavut ... moved ... to incorporate the whole territory into one time zone.
# <a href="http://www.nunatsiaq.com/nunavut/nvt90903_13.html">
# Nunavut moves to single time zone Oct. 31
# </a>
#
# From Antoine Leca (1999-09-06):
# We then need to create a new timezone for the Kitikmeot region of Nunavut
# to differentiate it from the Yellowknife region.
# From Paul Eggert (1999-09-20):
# <a href="http://www.nunavut.com/basicfacts/english/basicfacts_1territory.html">
# Basic Facts: The New Territory
# </a> (1999) reports that Pangnirtung operates on Eastern time,
# and that Coral Harbour does not observe DST. We don't know when
# Pangnirtung switched to Eastern time; we'll guess 1995.
# We'll ignore the claim about Coral Harbour for now,
# since we have no further info.
# From Rives McDow (1999-11-08):
# On October 31, when the rest of Nunavut went to Central time,
# Pangnirtung wobbled. Here is the result of their wobble:
#
# The following businesses and organizations in Pangnirtung use Central Time:
#
# First Air, Power Corp, Nunavut Construction, Health Center, RCMP,
# Eastern Arctic National Parks, A & D Specialist
#
# The following businesses and organizations in Pangnirtung use Eastern Time:
#
# Hamlet office, All other businesses, Both schools, Airport operator
#
# This has made for an interesting situation there, which warranted the news.
# No one there that I spoke with seems concerned, or has plans to
# change the local methods of keeping time, as it evidently does not
# really interfere with any activities or make things difficult locally.
# They plan to celebrate New Year's turn-over twice, one hour apart,
# so it appears that the situation will last at least that long.
# The Nunavut Intergovernmental Affairs hopes that they will "come to
# their senses", but the locals evidently don't see any problem with
# the current state of affairs.
# From Michaela Rodrigue, writing in the
# <a href="http://www.nunatsiaq.com/archives/nunavut991130/nvt91119_17.html">
# Nunatsiaq News (1999-11-19)</a>:
# Clyde River, Pangnirtung and Sanikiluaq now operate with two time zones,
# central - or Nunavut time - for government offices, and eastern time
# for municipal offices and schools.... Igloolik [was similar but then]
# made the switch to central time on Saturday, Nov. 6.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule NT_YK 1918 only - Apr 14 2:00 1:00 D
Rule NT_YK 1918 only - Oct 27 2:00 0 S
......@@ -887,11 +974,17 @@ Rule NT_YK 1980 max - Oct lastSun 2:00 0 S
Rule NT_YK 1987 max - Apr Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 D
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone America/Pangnirtung -4:22:56 - LMT 1884
-4:00 NT_YK A%sT
Zone America/Iqaluit -4:33:52 - LMT 1884 # Frobisher Bay
-5:00 NT_YK E%sT
-4:00 NT_YK A%sT 1995 Apr Sun>=1 2:00
-5:00 Canada E%sT 1999 Oct 31 2:00
-6:00 Canada C%sT
Zone America/Iqaluit -4:33:52 - LMT 1884 # Frobisher Bay before 1987
-5:00 NT_YK E%sT 1999 Oct 31 2:00
-6:00 Canada C%sT
Zone America/Rankin_Inlet -6:08:40 - LMT 1884
-6:00 NT_YK C%sT
Zone America/Cambridge_Bay -7:00:20 - LMT 1884
-7:00 NT_YK M%sT 1999 Oct 31 2:00
-6:00 Canada C%sT
Zone America/Yellowknife -7:37:24 - LMT 1884
-7:00 NT_YK M%sT
Zone America/Inuvik -8:54:00 - LMT 1884
......@@ -921,7 +1014,7 @@ Zone America/Dawson -9:17:40 - LMT 1900 Aug 20
# The Federal District (where Mexico City is) has observed [DST] several
# times but not recently.
#
# I don't where to drawn the line in the North Baja area. 28th latitude
# I don't where to draw the line in the North Baja area. 28th latitude
# sounds good -- but it may be higher (how far [d]o radio stations from
# San Diego affect culture?).
#
......@@ -956,37 +1049,33 @@ Zone America/Dawson -9:17:40 - LMT 1900 Aug 20
# a zone that's GMT-8 with DST; a zone that's always GMT-7;
# a zone that's GMT-6 with DST; and a zone that's always GMT-6.
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1993-11-18):
# Shanks also says there are four zones, but disagrees about the fourth.
# Instead of GMT-6 with DST, he says there's GMT-8 without DST.
# From Alan Perry <alan.perry@eng.sun.com> (1996-02-15):
# A guy from our Mexico subsidiary finally found the Presidential Decree
# outlining the timezone changes in Mexico.
#
#
# ------------- Begin Forwarded Message -------------
#
#
# I finally got my hands on the Official Presidential Decree that sets up the
# rules for the DST changes. The rules are:
#
#
# 1. The country is divided in 3 timezones:
# - Baja California Norte (the Mexico/BajaNorte TZ)