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2015-05-01

2015-05-01 09:51:59 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to tzdata2015d.

328:   # http://almogaz.com/news/weird-news/2015/04/05/1947105 ...   # http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/egypt-starts-dst-2015.html    - # From Paul Eggert (2015-04-08): - # For now, guess that later spring and fall transitions will use - # 2014's rules, and guess that Egypt will switch to standard time at - # 24:00 the last Thursday before Ramadan, and back to DST at 00:00 the - # first Friday after Ramadan. To implement this, - # transition dates for 2015 through 2037 were determined by running - # the following program under GNU Emacs 24.4, with the results integrated - # by hand into the table below. Ramadan again intrudes on the guessed - # DST starting in 2038, but that's beyond our somewhat-arbitrary cutoff. - # (let ((islamic-year 1436)) - # (while (< islamic-year 1460) - # (let ((a (calendar-islamic-to-absolute (list 9 1 islamic-year))) - # (b (calendar-islamic-to-absolute (list 10 1 islamic-year))) - # (friday 5)) - # (while (/= friday (mod a 7)) - # (setq a (1- a))) - # (while (/= friday (mod b 7)) - # (setq b (1+ b))) - # (setq a (1- a)) - # (setq b (1- b)) - # (setq a (calendar-gregorian-from-absolute a)) - # (setq b (calendar-gregorian-from-absolute b)) - # (insert - # (format - # (concat "Rule\tEgypt\t%d\tonly\t-\t%s\t%2d\t24:00\t0\t-\n" - # "Rule\tEgypt\t%d\tonly\t-\t%s\t%2d\t24:00\t1:00\tS\n") - # (car (cdr (cdr a))) (calendar-month-name (car a) t) (car (cdr a)) - # (car (cdr (cdr b))) (calendar-month-name (car b) t) (car (cdr b))))) - # (setq islamic-year (+ 1 islamic-year)))) + # From Ahmed Nazmy (2015-04-20): + # Egypt's ministers cabinet just announced ... that it will cancel DST at + # least for 2015. + # + # From Tim Parenti (2015-04-20): + # http://english.ahram.org.eg/WriterArticles/NewsContentP/1/128195/Egypt/No-daylight-saving-this-summer-Egypts-prime-minist.aspx + # "Egypt's cabinet agreed on Monday not to switch clocks for daylight saving + # time this summer, and carry out studies on the possibility of canceling the + # practice altogether in future years." + # + # From Paul Eggert (2015-04-20): + # For now, assume DST will be canceled. Any resumption would likely + # use different rules anyway. +    Rule Egypt 2008 only - Aug lastThu 24:00 0 -   Rule Egypt 2009 only - Aug 20 24:00 0 -   Rule Egypt 2010 only - Aug 10 24:00 0 -
365:   Rule Egypt 2014 only - May 15 24:00 1:00 S   Rule Egypt 2014 only - Jun 26 24:00 0 -   Rule Egypt 2014 only - Jul 31 24:00 1:00 S - Rule Egypt 2014 max - Sep lastThu 24:00 0 - - Rule Egypt 2015 2019 - Apr lastThu 24:00 1:00 S - Rule Egypt 2015 only - Jun 11 24:00 0 - - Rule Egypt 2015 only - Jul 23 24:00 1:00 S - Rule Egypt 2016 only - Jun 2 24:00 0 - - Rule Egypt 2016 only - Jul 7 24:00 1:00 S - Rule Egypt 2017 only - May 25 24:00 0 - - Rule Egypt 2017 only - Jun 29 24:00 1:00 S - Rule Egypt 2018 only - May 10 24:00 0 - - Rule Egypt 2018 only - Jun 14 24:00 1:00 S - Rule Egypt 2019 only - May 2 24:00 0 - - Rule Egypt 2019 only - Jun 6 24:00 1:00 S - Rule Egypt 2020 only - May 28 24:00 1:00 S - Rule Egypt 2021 only - May 13 24:00 1:00 S - Rule Egypt 2022 only - May 5 24:00 1:00 S - Rule Egypt 2023 max - Apr lastThu 24:00 1:00 S + Rule Egypt 2014 only - Sep lastThu 24:00 0 -      # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Cairo 2:05:09 - LMT 1900 Oct