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2013-11-21

2013-11-21 21:22:39 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to tzdata2013h.

6:   # go ahead and edit the file (and please send any changes to   # tz@iana.org for general use in the future).    - # From Paul Eggert (2013-02-21): + # From Paul Eggert (2013-08-11):   #   # A good source for time zone historical data outside the U.S. is   # Thomas G. Shanks and Rique Pottenger, The International Atlas (6th edition),
44:   # 4:00 GST Gulf*   # 5:30 IST India   # 7:00 ICT Indochina* - # 7:00 WIT west Indonesia - # 8:00 CIT central Indonesia + # 7:00 WIB west Indonesia (Waktu Indonesia Barat) + # 8:00 WITA central Indonesia (Waktu Indonesia Tengah)   # 8:00 CST China   # 9:00 CJT Central Japanese Time (1896/1937)* - # 9:00 EIT east Indonesia + # 9:00 WIT east Indonesia (Waktu Indonesia Timur)   # 9:00 JST JDT Japan   # 9:00 KST KDT Korea   # 9:30 CST (Australian) Central Standard Time
756:    8:00 - TLT 1942 Feb 21 23:00 # E Timor Time    9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 23    9:00 - TLT 1976 May 3 -  8:00 - CIT 2000 Sep 17 00:00 +  8:00 - WITA 2000 Sep 17 00:00    9:00 - TLT      # India
793:   # (Hollandia). For now, assume all Indonesian locations other than Jayapura   # switched on 1945-09-23.   # + # From Paul Eggert (2013-08-11): + # Normally the tz database uses English-language abbreviations, but in + # Indonesia it's typical to use Indonesian-language abbreviations even + # when writing in English. For example, see the English-language + # summary published by the Time and Frequency Laboratory of the + # Research Center for Calibration, Instrumentation and Metrology, + # Indonesia, <http://time.kim.lipi.go.id/time-eng.php> (2006-09-29). + # The abbreviations are: + # + # WIB - UTC+7 - Waktu Indonesia Barat (Indonesia western time) + # WITA - UTC+8 - Waktu Indonesia Tengah (Indonesia central time) + # WIT - UTC+9 - Waktu Indonesia Timur (Indonesia eastern time) + #   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] -  + # Java, Sumatra   Zone Asia/Jakarta 7:07:12 - LMT 1867 Aug 10   # Shanks & Pottenger say the next transition was at 1924 Jan 1 0:13,   # but this must be a typo. -  7:07:12 - JMT 1923 Dec 31 23:47:12 # Jakarta +  7:07:12 - BMT 1923 Dec 31 23:47:12 # Batavia    7:20 - JAVT 1932 Nov # Java Time -  7:30 - WIT 1942 Mar 23 +  7:30 - WIB 1942 Mar 23    9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 23 -  7:30 - WIT 1948 May -  8:00 - WIT 1950 May -  7:30 - WIT 1964 -  7:00 - WIT +  7:30 - WIB 1948 May +  8:00 - WIB 1950 May +  7:30 - WIB 1964 +  7:00 - WIB + # west and central Borneo   Zone Asia/Pontianak 7:17:20 - LMT 1908 May    7:17:20 - PMT 1932 Nov # Pontianak MT -  7:30 - WIT 1942 Jan 29 +  7:30 - WIB 1942 Jan 29    9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 23 -  7:30 - WIT 1948 May -  8:00 - WIT 1950 May -  7:30 - WIT 1964 -  8:00 - CIT 1988 Jan 1 -  7:00 - WIT +  7:30 - WIB 1948 May +  8:00 - WIB 1950 May +  7:30 - WIB 1964 +  8:00 - WITA 1988 Jan 1 +  7:00 - WIB + # Sulawesi, Lesser Sundas, east and south Borneo   Zone Asia/Makassar 7:57:36 - LMT 1920    7:57:36 - MMT 1932 Nov # Macassar MT -  8:00 - CIT 1942 Feb 9 +  8:00 - WITA 1942 Feb 9    9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 23 -  8:00 - CIT +  8:00 - WITA + # Maluku Islands, West Papua, Papua   Zone Asia/Jayapura 9:22:48 - LMT 1932 Nov -  9:00 - EIT 1944 Sep 1 +  9:00 - WIT 1944 Sep 1    9:30 - CST 1964 -  9:00 - EIT +  9:00 - WIT      # Iran   
1212:   Rule Zion 2012 only - Mar Fri>=26 2:00 1:00 D   Rule Zion 2012 only - Sep 23 2:00 0 S    - # From Ephraim Silverberg (2012-10-18): - # Yesterday, the Interior Ministry Committee, after more than a year - # past, approved sending the proposed June 2011 changes to the Time - # Decree Law back to the Knesset for second and third (final) votes - # before the upcoming elections on Jan. 22, 2013. Hence, although the - # changes are not yet law, they are expected to be so before February 2013. + # From Ephraim Silverberg (2013-06-27): + # On June 23, 2013, the Israeli government approved changes to the + # Time Decree Law. The next day, the changes passed the First Reading + # in the Knesset. The law is expected to pass the Second and Third + # (final) Readings by the beginning of September 2013.   # - # As of 2013, DST starts at 02:00 on the Friday before the last Sunday in March. - # DST ends at 02:00 on the first Sunday after October 1, unless it occurs on the - # second day of the Jewish Rosh Hashana holiday, in which case DST ends a day - # later (i.e. at 02:00 the first Monday after October 2). - # [Rosh Hashana holidays are factored in until 2100.] + # As of 2013, DST starts at 02:00 on the Friday before the last Sunday + # in March. DST ends at 02:00 on the last Sunday of October.    - # From Ephraim Silverberg (2012-11-05): - # The Knesset passed today (in second and final readings) the amendment to the - # Time Decree Law making the changes ... law. -  +    # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Zion 2013 max - Mar Fri>=23 2:00 1:00 D - Rule Zion 2013 2026 - Oct Sun>=2 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2027 only - Oct Mon>=3 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2028 max - Oct Sun>=2 2:00 0 S - # The following rules are commented out for now, as they break older - # versions of zic that support only signed 32-bit timestamps, i.e., - # through 2038-01-19 03:14:07 UTC. - #Rule Zion 2028 2053 - Oct Sun>=2 2:00 0 S - #Rule Zion 2054 only - Oct Mon>=3 2:00 0 S - #Rule Zion 2055 2080 - Oct Sun>=2 2:00 0 S - #Rule Zion 2081 only - Oct Mon>=3 2:00 0 S - #Rule Zion 2082 max - Oct Sun>=2 2:00 0 S + Rule Zion 2013 max - Oct lastSun 2:00 0 S      # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Asia/Jerusalem 2:20:56 - LMT 1880 + Zone Asia/Jerusalem 2:20:54 - LMT 1880    2:20:40 - JMT 1918 # Jerusalem Mean Time?    2:00 Zion I%sT   
1382:   # until about the same time next year (at least).   # http://www.petra.gov.jo/Public_News/Nws_NewsDetails.aspx?NewsID=88950   # - # From Paul Eggert (2012-10-25): - # For now, assume this is just a one-year measure. If it becomes - # permanent, we should move Jordan from EET to AST effective tomorrow. + # From Paul Eggert (2013-09-21): + # It's looking like this change will be permanent; see + # Petra News Agency, Cancelling winter saved Jordan $7 million (2013-02-20) + # <http://www.albawaba.com/business/jordan-winter-electricity--472005>. + # So move Jordan to UTC+3 as of the abovementioned date.      # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Jordan 1973 only - Jun 6 0:00 1:00 S
1410:   Rule Jordan 1999 only - Jul 1 0:00s 1:00 S   Rule Jordan 1999 2002 - Sep lastFri 0:00s 0 -   Rule Jordan 2000 2001 - Mar lastThu 0:00s 1:00 S - Rule Jordan 2002 max - Mar lastThu 24:00 1:00 S + Rule Jordan 2002 2012 - Mar lastThu 24:00 1:00 S   Rule Jordan 2003 only - Oct 24 0:00s 0 -   Rule Jordan 2004 only - Oct 15 0:00s 0 -   Rule Jordan 2005 only - Sep lastFri 0:00s 0 - - Rule Jordan 2006 2011 - Oct lastFri 0:00s 0 - - Rule Jordan 2013 max - Oct lastFri 0:00s 0 - + Rule Jordan 2006 2012 - Oct lastFri 0:00s 0 -   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Amman 2:23:44 - LMT 1931 -  2:00 Jordan EE%sT +  2:00 Jordan EE%sT 2012 Oct 26 0:00s +  3:00 - AST         # Kazakhstan
2291:   # http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/gaza-west-bank-dst-2012.html   # </a>    - # From Arthur David Olson (2012-03-27): - # The timeanddate article for 2012 says that "the end date has not yet been - # announced" and that "Last year, both...paused daylight saving time during... - # Ramadan. It is not yet known [for] 2012." - # For now, assume both switch back on the last Friday in September. XXX + # From Steffen Thorsen (2013-03-26): + # The following news sources tells that Palestine will "start daylight saving + # time from midnight on Friday, March 29, 2013" (translated). + # [These are in Arabic and are for Gaza and for Ramallah, respectively.] + # http://www.samanews.com/index.php?act=Show&id=154120 + # http://safa.ps/details/news/99844/%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%85-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%84%D9%87-%D8%A8%D8%AF%D8%A1-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D9%88%D9%82%D9%8A%D8%AA-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B5%D9%8A%D9%81%D9%8A-29-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AC%D8%A7%D8%B1%D9%8A.html    -  + # From Steffen Thorsen (2013-09-24): + # The Gaza and West Bank are ending DST Thursday at midnight + # (2013-09-27 00:00:00) (one hour earlier than last year...). + # This source in English, says "that winter time will go into effect + # at midnight on Thursday in the West Bank and Gaza Strip": + # http://english.wafa.ps/index.php?action=detail&id=23246 + # official source...: + # http://www.palestinecabinet.gov.ps/ar/Views/ViewDetails.aspx?pid=1252 +  + # From Paul Eggert (2013-09-24): + # For future dates, guess the last Thursday in March at 24:00 through + # the first Friday on or after September 21 at 00:00. This is consistent with + # the predictions in today's editions of the following URLs, + # which are for Gaza and Hebron respectively: + # http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/timezone.html?n=702 + # http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/timezone.html?n=2364 +    # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule EgyptAsia 1957 only - May 10 0:00 1:00 S   Rule EgyptAsia 1957 1958 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
2309:   Rule Palestine 1999 2003 - Oct Fri>=15 0:00 0 -   Rule Palestine 2004 only - Oct 1 1:00 0 -   Rule Palestine 2005 only - Oct 4 2:00 0 - - Rule Palestine 2006 2008 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S + Rule Palestine 2006 2007 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S   Rule Palestine 2006 only - Sep 22 0:00 0 -   Rule Palestine 2007 only - Sep Thu>=8 2:00 0 - - Rule Palestine 2008 only - Aug lastFri 0:00 0 - - Rule Palestine 2009 only - Mar lastFri 0:00 1:00 S - Rule Palestine 2009 only - Sep Fri>=1 2:00 0 - - Rule Palestine 2010 only - Mar lastSat 0:01 1:00 S + Rule Palestine 2008 2009 - Mar lastFri 0:00 1:00 S + Rule Palestine 2008 only - Sep 1 0:00 0 - + Rule Palestine 2009 only - Sep Fri>=1 1:00 0 - + Rule Palestine 2010 only - Mar 26 0:00 1:00 S   Rule Palestine 2010 only - Aug 11 0:00 0 - -  + Rule Palestine 2011 only - Apr 1 0:01 1:00 S + Rule Palestine 2011 only - Aug 1 0:00 0 - + Rule Palestine 2011 only - Aug 30 0:00 1:00 S + Rule Palestine 2011 only - Sep 30 0:00 0 - + Rule Palestine 2012 max - Mar lastThu 24:00 1:00 S + Rule Palestine 2012 only - Sep 21 1:00 0 - + Rule Palestine 2013 max - Sep Fri>=21 0:00 0 -    - # From Arthur David Olson (2011-09-20): - # 2011 transitions per http://www.timeanddate.com as of 2011-09-20. - # From Paul Eggert (2012-10-12): - # 2012 transitions per http://www.timeanddate.com as of 2012-10-12. -  +    # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Gaza 2:17:52 - LMT 1900 Oct    2:00 Zion EET 1948 May 15    2:00 EgyptAsia EE%sT 1967 Jun 5    2:00 Zion I%sT 1996    2:00 Jordan EE%sT 1999 -  2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2011 Apr 2 12:01 -  2:00 1:00 EEST 2011 Aug 1 -  2:00 - EET 2012 Mar 30 -  2:00 1:00 EEST 2012 Sep 21 1:00 -  2:00 - EET +  2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2008 Aug 29 0:00 +  2:00 - EET 2008 Sep +  2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2010 +  2:00 - EET 2010 Mar 27 0:01 +  2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2011 Aug 1 +  2:00 - EET 2012 +  2:00 Palestine EE%sT      Zone Asia/Hebron 2:20:23 - LMT 1900 Oct    2:00 Zion EET 1948 May 15    2:00 EgyptAsia EE%sT 1967 Jun 5    2:00 Zion I%sT 1996    2:00 Jordan EE%sT 1999 -  2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2008 Aug -  2:00 1:00 EEST 2008 Sep -  2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2011 Apr 1 12:01 -  2:00 1:00 EEST 2011 Aug 1 -  2:00 - EET 2011 Aug 30 -  2:00 1:00 EEST 2011 Sep 30 3:00 -  2:00 - EET 2012 Mar 30 -  2:00 1:00 EEST 2012 Sep 21 1:00 -  2:00 - EET +  2:00 Palestine EE%sT      # Paracel Is   # no information
2543:   Rule Syria 2007 only - Mar lastFri 0:00 1:00 S   # From Jesper Norgard (2007-10-27):   # The sister center ICARDA of my work CIMMYT is confirming that Syria DST will - # not take place 1.st November at 0:00 o'clock but 1.st November at 24:00 or - # rather Midnight between Thursday and Friday. This does make more sence than + # not take place 1st November at 0:00 o'clock but 1st November at 24:00 or + # rather Midnight between Thursday and Friday. This does make more sense than   # having it between Wednesday and Thursday (two workdays in Syria) since the   # weekend in Syria is not Saturday and Sunday, but Friday and Saturday. So now   # it is implemented at midnight of the last workday before weekend...