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2014-10-24

2014-10-24 16:52:24 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to tzdata2014i.

47:   # 3:30 IRST IRDT Iran   # 4:00 GST Gulf*   # 5:30 IST India - # 7:00 ICT Indochina* + # 7:00 ICT Indochina, most times and locations*   # 7:00 WIB west Indonesia (Waktu Indonesia Barat)   # 8:00 WITA central Indonesia (Waktu Indonesia Tengah)   # 8:00 CST China -  + # 8:00 IDT Indochina, 1943-45, 1947-55, 1960-75 (some locations)*   # 8:00 JWST Western Standard Time (Japan, 1896/1937)*   # 9:00 JCST Central Standard Time (Japan, 1896/1937)   # 9:00 WIT east Indonesia (Waktu Indonesia Timur)
271:    6:30 - MMT # Myanmar Time      # Cambodia - # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Asia/Phnom_Penh 6:59:40 - LMT 1906 Jun 9 -  7:06:20 - SMT 1911 Mar 11 0:01 # Saigon MT? -  7:00 - ICT 1912 May -  8:00 - ICT 1931 May -  7:00 - ICT + # See Asia/Bangkok.    -  +    # China      # From Guy Harris:
1714:    3:00 - AST      # Laos - # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Asia/Vientiane 6:50:24 - LMT 1906 Jun 9 # or Viangchan -  7:06:20 - SMT 1911 Mar 11 0:01 # Saigon MT? -  7:00 - ICT 1912 May -  8:00 - ICT 1931 May -  7:00 - ICT + # See Asia/Bangkok.    -  +    # Lebanon   # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Lebanon 1920 only - Mar 28 0:00 1:00 S
2732:   Zone Asia/Bangkok 6:42:04 - LMT 1880    6:42:04 - BMT 1920 Apr # Bangkok Mean Time    7:00 - ICT + Link Asia/Bangkok Asia/Phnom_Penh # Cambodia + Link Asia/Bangkok Asia/Vientiane # Laos      # Turkmenistan   # From Shanks & Pottenger.
2769:      # Vietnam    - # From Paul Eggert (2013-02-21): + # From Paul Eggert (2014-10-04):   # Milne gives 7:16:56 for the meridian of Saigon in 1899, as being   # used in Lower Laos, Cambodia, and Annam. But this is quite a ways   # from Saigon's location. For now, ignore this and stick with Shanks - # and Pottenger. + # and Pottenger for LMT before 1906.      # From Arthur David Olson (2008-03-18):   # The English-language name of Vietnam's most populous city is "Ho Chi Minh   # City"; use Ho_Chi_Minh below to avoid a name of more than 14 characters.    - # From Shanks & Pottenger: + # From Paul Eggert (2014-10-21) after a heads-up from Trần Ngọc Quân: + # Trần Tiến Bình's authoritative book "Lịch Việt Nam: thế kỷ XX-XXI (1901-2100)" + # (Nhà xuất bản Văn Hoá - Thông Tin, Hanoi, 2005), pp 49-50, + # is quoted verbatim in: + # http://www.thoigian.com.vn/?mPage=P80D01 + # is translated by Brian Inglis in: + # http://mm.icann.org/pipermail/tz/2014-October/021654.html + # and is the basis for the information below. + # + # The 1906 transition was effective July 1 and standardized Indochina to + # Phù Liễn Observatory, legally 104 deg. 17'17" east of Paris. + # It's unclear whether this meant legal Paris Mean Time (00:09:21) or + # the Paris Meridian (2 deg. 20'14.03" E); the former yields 07:06:30.1333... + # and the latter 07:06:29.333... so either way it rounds to 07:06:30, + # which is used below even though the modern-day Phù Liễn Observatory + # is closer to 07:06:31. Abbreviate Phù Liễn Mean Time as PLMT. + # + # The following transitions occurred in Indochina in general (before 1954) + # and in South Vietnam in particular (after 1954): + # To 07:00 on 1911-05-01. + # To 08:00 on 1942-12-31 at 23:00. + # To 09:00 in 1945-03-14 at 23:00. + # To 07:00 on 1945-09-02 in Vietnam. + # To 08:00 on 1947-04-01 in French-controlled Indochina. + # To 07:00 on 1955-07-01 in South Vietnam. + # To 08:00 on 1959-12-31 at 23:00 in South Vietnam. + # To 07:00 on 1975-06-13 in South Vietnam. + # + # Trần cites the following sources; it's unclear which supplied the info above. + # + # Hoàng Xuân Hãn: "Lịch và lịch Việt Nam". Tập san Khoa học Xã hội, + # No. 9, Paris, February 1982. + # + # Lê Thành Lân: "Lịch và niên biểu lịch sử hai mươi thế kỷ (0001-2010)", + # NXB Thống kê, Hanoi, 2000. + # + # Lê Thành Lân: "Lịch hai thế kỷ (1802-2010) và các lịch vĩnh cửu", + # NXB Thuận Hoá, Huế, 1995. +    # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh 7:06:40 - LMT 1906 Jun 9 -  7:06:20 - SMT 1911 Mar 11 0:01 # Saigon MT? -  7:00 - ICT 1912 May -  8:00 - ICT 1931 May + Zone Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh 7:06:40 - LMT 1906 Jul 1 +  7:06:30 - PLMT 1911 May 1 +  7:00 - ICT 1942 Dec 31 23:00 +  8:00 - IDT 1945 Mar 14 23:00 +  9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 2 +  7:00 - ICT 1947 Apr 1 +  8:00 - IDT 1955 Jul 1 +  7:00 - ICT 1959 Dec 31 23:00 +  8:00 - IDT 1975 Jun 13    7:00 - ICT      # Yemen