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2017-11-17

2017-11-17 18:07:36 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to 2017c.

26:   #   # For data circa 1899, a common source is:   # Milne J. Civil time. Geogr J. 1899 Feb;13(2):173-94. - # http://www.jstor.org/stable/1774359 + # https://www.jstor.org/stable/1774359   #   # A reliable and entertaining source about time zones is   # Derek Howse, Greenwich time and longitude, Philip Wilson Publishers (1997).
218:   # saving time in Egypt will end in the night of 2007-09-06 to 2007-09-07.   # From Jesper Nørgaard Welen (2007-08-15): [The following agree:]   # http://www.nentjes.info/Bill/bill5.htm - # http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=53 + # https://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   Rule Egypt 2007 only - Sep Thu>=1 24:00 0 -
256:   # timeanddate[2] and another site I've found[3] also support that.   #   # [1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=492263 - # [2] http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/clockchange.html?n=53 - # [3] http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/africa/egypt/ + # [2] https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/clockchange.html?n=53 + # [3] https://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/africa/egypt/      # From Arthur David Olson (2009-04-20):   # In 2009 (and for the next several years), Ramadan ends before the fourth
267:   # From Steffen Thorsen (2009-08-11):   # We have been able to confirm the August change with the Egyptian Cabinet   # Information and Decision Support Center: - # http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/egypt-dst-ends-2009.html + # https://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/egypt-dst-ends-2009.html   #   # The Middle East News Agency - # http://www.mena.org.eg/index.aspx + # https://www.mena.org.eg/index.aspx   # also reports "Egypt starts winter time on August 21"   # today in article numbered "71, 11/08/2009 12:25 GMT."   # Only the title above is available without a subscription to their service,
320:   # Thursday of April.... Clocks will still be turned back for Ramadan, but   # dates not yet announced....   # http://almogaz.com/news/weird-news/2015/04/05/1947105 ... - # http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/egypt-starts-dst-2015.html + # https://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/egypt-starts-dst-2015.html      # From Ahmed Nazmy (2015-04-20):   # Egypt's ministers cabinet just announced ... that it will cancel DST at
447:      # From Even Scharning (2012-11-10):   # Libya set their time one hour back at 02:00 on Saturday November 10. - # http://www.libyaherald.com/2012/11/04/clocks-to-go-back-an-hour-on-saturday/ + # https://www.libyaherald.com/2012/11/04/clocks-to-go-back-an-hour-on-saturday/   # Here is an official source [in Arabic]: http://ls.ly/fb6Yc   #   # Steffen Thorsen forwarded a translation (2012-11-10) in - # http://mm.icann.org/pipermail/tz/2012-November/018451.html + # https://mm.icann.org/pipermail/tz/2012-November/018451.html   #   # From Tim Parenti (2012-11-11):   # Treat the 2012-11-10 change as a zone change from UTC+2 to UTC+1.
462:   # From Even Scharning (2013-10-25):   # The scheduled end of DST in Libya on Friday, October 25, 2013 was   # cancelled yesterday.... - # http://www.libyaherald.com/2013/10/24/correction-no-time-change-tomorrow/ + # https://www.libyaherald.com/2013/10/24/correction-no-time-change-tomorrow/   #   # From Paul Eggert (2013-10-25):   # For now, assume they're reverting to the pre-2012 rules of permanent UT +02.
515:   # basis....   # 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 + # https://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/mauritius-daylight-saving-time.html      # From Alex Krivenyshev (2008-06-25):   # http://economicdevelopment.gov.mu/portal/site/Mainhomepage/menuitem.a42b24128104d9845dabddd154508a0c/?content_id=0a7cee8b5d69a110VgnVCM1000000a04a8c0RCRD
583:   # http://lexpress.mu/Story/3398~Beebeejaun---Les-objectifs-d-%C3%A9conomie-d-%C3%A9nergie-de-l-heure-d-%C3%A9t%C3%A9-ont-%C3%A9t%C3%A9-atteints-   #   # Our wrap-up: - # http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/mauritius-dst-will-not-repeat.html + # https://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/mauritius-dst-will-not-repeat.html      # From Arthur David Olson (2009-07-11):   # The "mauritius-dst-will-not-repeat" wrapup includes this:
615:   # be one hour ahead of GMT between 1 June and 27 September, according to   # Communication Minister and Government Spokesman, Khalid Naciri...."   # - # http://www.worldtimezone.net/dst_news/dst_news_morocco01.html + # http://www.worldtimezone.com/dst_news/dst_news_morocco01.html   # http://en.afrik.com/news11892.html      # From Alex Krivenyshev (2008-05-09):
628:      # From Patrice Scattolin (2008-05-09):   # According to this article: - # http://www.avmaroc.com/actualite/heure-dete-comment-a127896.html + # https://www.avmaroc.com/actualite/heure-dete-comment-a127896.html   # (and republished here: <http://www.actu.ma/heure-dete-comment_i127896_0.html>)   # the changes occur at midnight:   #
650:   # posted in English).   #   # The following Google query will generate many relevant hits: - # http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=Conseil+de+gouvernement+maroc+heure+avance&btnG=Search + # https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=Conseil+de+gouvernement+maroc+heure+avance&btnG=Search      # From Steffen Thorsen (2008-08-27):   # Morocco will change the clocks back on the midnight between August 31
661:   # http://www.menara.ma/fr/Actualites/Maroc/Societe/ci.retour_a_l_heure_gmt_a_partir_du_dimanche_31_aout_a_minuit_officiel_.default   #   # We have some further details posted here: - # http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/morocco-ends-dst-early-2008.html + # https://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/morocco-ends-dst-early-2008.html      # From Steffen Thorsen (2009-03-17):   # Morocco will observe DST from 2009-06-01 00:00 to 2009-08-21 00:00 according
671:   # (French)   #   # Our summary: - # http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/morocco-starts-dst-2009.html + # https://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/morocco-starts-dst-2009.html      # From Alexander Krivenyshev (2009-03-17):   # Here is a link to official document from Royaume du Maroc Premier Ministre,
694:   # http://www.lavieeco.com/actualites/4099-le-maroc-passera-a-l-heure-d-ete-gmt1-le-2-mai.html   # (French)   # Our page: - # http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/morocco-starts-dst-2010.html + # https://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/morocco-starts-dst-2010.html      # From Dan Abitol (2011-03-30):   # ...Rules for Africa/Casablanca are the following (24h format)
711:   # They said that the decision was already taken.   #   # More articles in the press - # http://www.yabiladi.com/articles/details/5058/secret-l-heure-d-ete-maroc-leve.html + # https://www.yabiladi.com/articles/details/5058/secret-l-heure-d-ete-maroc-leve.html   # http://www.lematin.ma/Actualite/Express/Article.asp?id=148923   # http://www.lavieeco.com/actualite/Le-Maroc-passe-sur-GMT%2B1-a-partir-de-dim   
803:   # 1433 (18 April 2012) and the decision of the Head of Government of   # 16 N. 3-29-15 Chaaban 1435 (4 June 2015).   # Source (french): - # http://lnt.ma/le-maroc-reculera-dune-heure-le-dimanche-14-juin/ + # https://lnt.ma/le-maroc-reculera-dune-heure-le-dimanche-14-juin/   #   # From Milamber (2015-06-09):   # http://www.mmsp.gov.ma/fr/actualites.aspx?id=863
812:   # [The gov.ma announcement] would (probably) make the switch on 2015-07-19 go   # from 03:00 to 04:00 rather than from 02:00 to 03:00, as in the patch....   # I think the patch is correct and the quoted text is wrong; the text in - # <http://lnt.ma/le-maroc-reculera-dune-heure-le-dimanche-14-juin/> agrees + # <https://lnt.ma/le-maroc-reculera-dune-heure-le-dimanche-14-juin/> agrees   # with the patch.      # From Paul Eggert (2015-06-08):
937:   Link Africa/Maputo Africa/Lubumbashi # E Dem. Rep. of Congo   Link Africa/Maputo Africa/Lusaka # Zambia    +    # Namibia - # The 1994-04-03 transition is from Shanks & Pottenger. - # Shanks & Pottenger report no DST after 1998-04; go with IATA. +     -  + # From Arthur David Olson (2017-08-09): + # The text of the "Namibia Time Act, 1994" is available online at + # www.lac.org.na/laws/1994/811.pdf + # and includes this nugget: + # Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (2) of section 1, the + # first winter period after the commencement of this Act shall + # commence at OOhOO on Monday 21 March 1994 and shall end at 02h00 on + # Sunday 4 September 1994. +    # From Petronella Sibeene (2007-03-30):   # http://allafrica.com/stories/200703300178.html   # While the entire country changes its time, Katima Mulilo and other
955:   # observes Botswana time, we have no details about historical practice.   # In the meantime people there can use Africa/Gaborone.   # See: Immanuel S. The Namibian. 2017-02-23. - # http://www.namibian.com.na/51480/read/Time-change-divides-lawmakers + # https://www.namibian.com.na/51480/read/Time-change-divides-lawmakers    -  + # From Steffen Thorsen (2017-08-09): + # Namibia is going to change their time zone to what is now their DST: + # https://www.newera.com.na/2017/02/23/namibias-winter-time-might-be-repealed/ + # This video is from the government decision: + # https://www.nbc.na/news/na-passes-namibia-time-bill-repealing-1994-namibia-time-act.8665 + # We have made the assumption so far that they will change their time zone at + # the same time they would normally start DST, the first Sunday in September: + # https://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/namibia-new-time-zone.html +    # 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 - + Rule Namibia 1994 only - Mar 21 0:00 0 - + Rule Namibia 1994 2016 - Sep Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 S + Rule Namibia 1995 2017 - Apr Sun>=1 2:00 0 -   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Windhoek 1:08:24 - LMT 1892 Feb 8    1:30 - +0130 1903 Mar    2:00 - SAST 1942 Sep 20 2:00    2:00 1:00 SAST 1943 Mar 21 2:00    2:00 - SAST 1990 Mar 21 # independence -  2:00 - CAT 1994 Apr 3 -  1:00 Namibia WA%sT +  2:00 - CAT 1994 Mar 21 0:00 +  1:00 Namibia WA%sT 2017 Sep 3 2:00 +  2:00 - CAT      # Niger   # See Africa/Lagos.
1054:   # no information      # Sudan - # +    # From <http://www.sunanews.net/sn13jane.html>   # Sudan News Agency (2000-01-13),   # also reported by Michaël 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. -  +  + # From Ahmed Atyya, National Telecommunications Corp. (NTC), Sudan (2017-10-17): + # ... the Republic of Sudan is going to change the time zone from (GMT+3:00) + # to (GMT+ 2:00) starting from Wednesday 1 November 2017.   # -  + # From Paul Eggert (2017-10-18): + # A scanned copy (in Arabic) of Cabinet Resolution No. 352 for the + # year 2017 can be found as an attachment in email today from Yahia + # Abdalla of NTC, archived at: + # https://mm.icann.org/pipermail/tz/2017-October/025333.html +    # 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 -
1070:   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Khartoum 2:10:08 - LMT 1931    2:00 Sudan CA%sT 2000 Jan 15 12:00 -  3:00 - EAT +  3:00 - EAT 2017 Nov 1 +  2:00 - CAT      # South Sudan - Link Africa/Khartoum Africa/Juba + # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] + Zone Africa/Juba 2:06:28 - LMT 1931 +  2:00 Sudan CA%sT 2000 Jan 15 12:00 +  3:00 - EAT      # Swaziland   # See Africa/Johannesburg.
1111:   # According to several news sources, Tunisia will not observe DST this year.   # (Arabic)   # http://www.elbashayer.com/?page=viewn&nid=42546 - # http://www.babnet.net/kiwidetail-15295.asp + # https://www.babnet.net/kiwidetail-15295.asp   #   # We have also confirmed this with the US embassy in Tunisia.   # We have a wrap-up about this on the following page: - # http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/tunisia-cancels-dst-2009.html + # https://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/tunisia-cancels-dst-2009.html      # From Alexander Krivenyshev (2009-03-17):   # Here is a link to Tunis Afrique Presse News Agency