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2013-11-21

2013-11-21 21:15:59 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to tzdata2013h.

16:   #   # Except for the French entries,   # I made up all time zone abbreviations mentioned here; corrections welcome! - # FORMAT is `zzz' and GMTOFF is 0 for locations while uninhabited. + # FORMAT is 'zzz' and GMTOFF is 0 for locations while uninhabited.    - # These rules are stolen from the `southamerica' file. + # 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
228:   # Scott Island (never inhabited)   #   # year-round base - # Scott, Ross Island, since 1957-01, is like Antarctica/McMurdo. + # Scott Base, Ross Island, since 1957-01. + # See Pacific/Auckland.   # - # These rules for New Zealand are stolen from the `australasia' file. + # These rules for New Zealand are stolen from the 'australasia' file.   # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule NZAQ 1974 only - Nov 3 2:00s 1:00 D   Rule NZAQ 1975 1988 - Oct lastSun 2:00s 1:00 D
268:   # From Lee Hotz (2001-03-08):   # I queried the folks at Columbia who spent the summer at Vostok and this is   # what they had to say about time there: - # ``in the US Camp (East Camp) we have been on New Zealand (McMurdo) + # "in the US Camp (East Camp) we have been on New Zealand (McMurdo)   # time, which is 12 hours ahead of GMT. The Russian Station Vostok was   # 6 hours behind that (although only 2 miles away, i.e. 6 hours ahead   # of GMT). This is a time zone I think two hours east of Moscow. The - # natural time zone is in between the two: 8 hours ahead of GMT.'' + # natural time zone is in between the two: 8 hours ahead of GMT."   #   # From Paul Eggert (2001-05-04):   # This seems to be hopelessly confusing, so I asked Lee Hotz about it
337:    -4:00 ChileAQ CL%sT   #   # - # McMurdo, Ross Island, since 1955-12 - # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Antarctica/McMurdo 0 - zzz 1956 -  12:00 NZAQ NZ%sT + # McMurdo Station, Ross Island, since 1955-12 + # Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, continuously occupied since 1956-11-20   # - # Amundsen-Scott, South Pole, continuously occupied since 1956-11-20 - # - # From Paul Eggert (1996-09-03): - # Normally it wouldn't have a separate entry, since it's like the - # larger Antarctica/McMurdo since 1970, but it's too famous to omit. - # +    # From Chris Carrier (1996-06-27):   # Siple, the first commander of the South Pole station,   # stated that he would have liked to have kept GMT at the station,
368:   # we have to go around and set them back 5 minutes or so.   # Maybe if we let them run fast all of the time, we'd get to leave here sooner!!   # - Link Antarctica/McMurdo Antarctica/South_Pole + # See 'australasia' for Antarctica/McMurdo.