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2007-02-01

2007-02-01 14:18:48 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to ftp://elsie.nci.nih.gov/pub/tzdata2007a.tar.gz.

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Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/factory:1.2
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/iso3166.tab:1.4
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Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/yearistype.sh:1.4
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/zone.tab:1.6

1: - # @(#)africa 7.36 + # @(#)africa 8.7 + # <pre>      # 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> (1999-03-22): + # From Paul Eggert (2006-03-22):   #   # A good source for time zone historical data outside the U.S. is - # Thomas G. Shanks, The International Atlas (5th edition), - # San Diego: ACS Publications, Inc. (1999). + # Thomas G. Shanks and Rique Pottenger, The International Atlas (6th edition), + # San Diego: ACS Publications, Inc. (2003).   #   # Gwillim Law writes that a good source   # for recent time zone data is the International Air Transport
16:   # 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. + # Except where otherwise noted, Shanks & Pottenger is the source for + # entries through 1990, and IATA SSIM is the source for entries afterwards.   #   # Another source occasionally used is Edward W. Whitman, World Time Differences,   # Whitman Publishing Co, 2 Niagara Av, Ealing, London (undated), which
28:   #   # Previous editions of this database used WAT, CAT, SAT, and EAT   # for +0:00 through +3:00, respectively, - # but Mark R V Murray <markm@grondar.za> reports that + # but Mark R V Murray reports that   # `SAST' is the official abbreviation for +2:00 in the country of South Africa,   # `CAT' is commonly used for +2:00 in countries north of South Africa, and   # `WAT' is probably the best name for +1:00, as the common phrase for
64:   # Algeria   # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Algeria 1916 only - Jun 14 23:00s 1:00 S - Rule Algeria 1916 1919 - Oct Sun<=7 23:00s 0 - + Rule Algeria 1916 1919 - Oct Sun>=1 23:00s 0 -   Rule Algeria 1917 only - Mar 24 23:00s 1:00 S   Rule Algeria 1918 only - Mar 9 23:00s 1:00 S   Rule Algeria 1919 only - Mar 1 23:00s 1:00 S
74:   Rule Algeria 1921 only - Jun 21 23:00s 0 -   Rule Algeria 1939 only - Sep 11 23:00s 1:00 S   Rule Algeria 1939 only - Nov 19 1:00 0 - - Rule Algeria 1944 1945 - Apr Mon<=7 2:00 1:00 S + Rule Algeria 1944 1945 - Apr Mon>=1 2:00 1:00 S   Rule Algeria 1944 only - Oct 8 2:00 0 -   Rule Algeria 1945 only - Sep 16 1:00 0 -   Rule Algeria 1971 only - Apr 25 23:00s 1:00 S
85:   Rule Algeria 1978 only - Sep 22 3:00 0 -   Rule Algeria 1980 only - Apr 25 0:00 1:00 S   Rule Algeria 1980 only - Oct 31 2:00 0 - - # Shanks gives 0:09 for Paris Mean Time; go with Howse's more precise 0:09:21. + # Shanks & Pottenger give 0:09:20 for Paris Mean Time; go with Howse's + # more precise 0:09:21.   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Algiers 0:12:12 - LMT 1891 Mar 15 0:01    0:09:21 - PMT 1911 Mar 11 # Paris Mean Time
105:    1:00 - WAT      # Benin - # Whitman says they switched to 1:00 in 1946, not 1934; go with Shanks. + # Whitman says they switched to 1:00 in 1946, not 1934; + # go with Shanks & Pottenger.   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Porto-Novo 0:10:28 - LMT 1912    0:00 - GMT 1934 Feb 26
129:    2:00 - CAT      # Cameroon - # Whitman says they switched to 1:00 in 1920; go with Shanks. + # Whitman says they switched to 1:00 in 1920; go with Shanks & Pottenger.   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Douala 0:38:48 - LMT 1912    1:00 - WAT
208:   # 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 lastFri 0:00s 1:00 S - Rule Egypt 1995 max - Sep lastThu 23:00s 0 - + Rule Egypt 1995 2005 - Sep lastThu 23:00s 0 - + # From Steffen Thorsen (2006-09-19): + # The Egyptian Gazette, issue 41,090 (2006-09-18), page 1, reports: + # Egypt will turn back clocks by one hour at the midnight of Thursday + # after observing the daylight saving time since May. + # http://news.gom.com.eg/gazette/pdf/2006/09/18/01.pdf + Rule Egypt 2006 only - Sep 21 23:00s 0 - + Rule Egypt 2007 max - Sep lastThu 23:00s 0 -      # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Cairo 2:05:00 - LMT 1900 Oct
222:      # Eritrea   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Africa/Asmera 2:35:32 - LMT 1870 -  2:35:32 - AMT 1890 # Asmera Mean Time + Zone Africa/Asmara 2:35:32 - LMT 1870 +  2:35:32 - AMT 1890 # Asmara Mean Time    2:35:20 - ADMT 1936 May 5 # Adis Dera MT    3:00 - EAT      # Ethiopia - # From Paul Eggert (1997-10-05): - # Shanks writes that Ethiopia had six narrowly-spaced time zones between - # 1870 and 1890, and that they merged to 38E50 (2:35:20) in 1890. + # From Paul Eggert (2006-03-22): + # Shanks & Pottenger write that Ethiopia had six narrowly-spaced time zones + # between 1870 and 1890, and that they merged to 38E50 (2:35:20) in 1890.   # We'll guess that 38E50 is for Adis Dera.   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Addis_Ababa 2:34:48 - LMT 1870
251:      # Ghana   # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S - # Whitman says DST was observed from 1931 to ``the present''; go with Shanks. + # Whitman says DST was observed from 1931 to ``the present''; + # go with Shanks & Pottenger.   Rule Ghana 1936 1942 - Sep 1 0:00 0:20 GHST   Rule Ghana 1936 1942 - Dec 31 0:00 0 GMT   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
287:    2:00 - SAST      # Liberia - # From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (2001-07-17): + # From Paul Eggert (2006-03-22):   # In 1972 Liberia was the last country to switch   # from a UTC offset that was not a multiple of 15 or 20 minutes.   # Howse reports that it was in honor of their president's birthday. - # 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. + # Shank & Pottenger report the date as May 1, whereas Howse reports Jan; + # go with Shanks & Pottenger. + # For Liberia before 1972, Shanks & Pottenger report -0:44, whereas Howse and + # Whitman each report -0:44:30; go with the more precise figure.   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Monrovia -0:43:08 - LMT 1882    -0:43:08 - MMT 1919 Mar # Monrovia Mean Time
317:   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 1987 1989 - Oct 1 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 1990 May 4 - # The following entries are all from Shanks; + # The following entries are from Shanks & Pottenger;   # the IATA SSIM data contain some obvious errors.    2:00 - EET 1996 Sep 30    1:00 - CET 1997 Apr 4
348:    0:00 - GMT 1934 Feb 26    -1:00 - WAT 1960 Jun 20    0:00 - GMT - # no longer different from Bamako, but too famous to omit - Zone Africa/Timbuktu -0:12:04 - LMT 1912 -  0:00 - GMT +       # Mauritania   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
405:    2:00 - CAT      # Namibia - # The 1994-04-03 transition is from Shanks. - # Shanks reports no DST after 1998-04; go with IATA. + # The 1994-04-03 transition is from Shanks & Pottenger. + # Shanks & Pottenger report 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 -
490:      # Sierra Leone   # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S - # Whitman gives Mar 31 - Aug 31 for 1931 on; go with Shanks. + # Whitman gives Mar 31 - Aug 31 for 1931 on; go with Shanks & Pottenger.   Rule SL 1935 1942 - Jun 1 0:00 0:40 SLST   Rule SL 1935 1942 - Oct 1 0:00 0 WAT   Rule SL 1957 1962 - Jun 1 0:00 1:00 SLST
557:    0:00 - GMT      # Tunisia +  + # From Gwillim Law (2005-04-30): + # My correspondent, Risto Nykanen, has alerted me to another adoption of DST, + # this time in Tunisia. According to Yahoo France News + # <http://fr.news.yahoo.com/050426/5/4dumk.html>, in a story attributed to AP + # and dated 2005-04-26, "Tunisia has decided to advance its official time by + # one hour, starting on Sunday, May 1. Henceforth, Tunisian time will be + # UTC+2 instead of UTC+1. The change will take place at 23:00 UTC next + # Saturday." (My translation) + # + # From Oscar van Vlijmen (2005-05-02): + # LaPresse, the first national daily newspaper ... + # <http://www.lapresse.tn/archives/archives280405/actualites/lheure.html> + # ... DST for 2005: on: Sun May 1 0h standard time, off: Fri Sept. 30, + # 1h standard time. + # + # From Atef Loukil (2006-03-28): + # The daylight saving time will be the same each year: + # Beginning : the last Sunday of March at 02:00 + # Ending : the last Sunday of October at 03:00 ... + # http://www.tap.info.tn/en/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1188&Itemid=50 +    # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Tunisia 1939 only - Apr 15 23:00s 1:00 S   Rule Tunisia 1939 only - Nov 18 23:00s 0 -
579:   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 - # 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. + Rule Tunisia 2005 only - May 1 0:00s 1:00 S + Rule Tunisia 2005 only - Sep 30 1:00s 0 - + Rule Tunisia 2006 max - Mar lastSun 2:00s 1:00 S + Rule Tunisia 2006 max - Oct lastSun 2:00s 0 - + # Shanks & Pottenger give 0:09:20 for Paris Mean Time; go with Howse's + # more precise 0:09:21. + # Shanks & Pottenger say the 1911 switch was on Mar 9; go with Howse's Mar 11.   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Tunis 0:40:44 - LMT 1881 May 12    0:09:21 - PMT 1911 Mar 11 # Paris Mean Time