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2018-01-29

2018-01-29 16:45:57 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to 2018c.

50:   # 9:00 KST KDT Korea when at +09   # 9:30 ACST Australian Central Standard Time   # Otherwise, these tables typically use numeric abbreviations like +03 - # and +0330 for integer hour and minute UTC offsets. Although earlier + # and +0330 for integer hour and minute UT offsets. Although earlier   # editions invented alphabetic time zone abbreviations for every   # offset, this did not reflect common practice.   #
647:   # time", in which abolished the adoption of Western Standard Time in   # western islands (listed above), which means the whole Japan   # territory, including later occupations, adopt Japan Central Time - # (UTC+9). The adoption began on Oct 1, 1937. The original text can + # (UT+9). The adoption began on Oct 1, 1937. The original text can   # be found on Wikisource:   # https://ja.wikisource.org/wiki/明治二十八年勅令第百六十七號標準時ニ關スル件中改正ノ件   # - # That is, the time zone of Taipei switched to UTC+9 on Oct 1, 1937. + # That is, the time zone of Taipei switched to UT+9 on Oct 1, 1937.      # From Yu-Cheng Chuang (2014-07-02): - # I've found more evidence about when the time zone was switched from UTC+9 - # back to UTC+8 after WW2. I believe it was on Sep 21, 1945. In a document + # I've found more evidence about when the time zone was switched from UT+9 + # back to UT+8 after WW2. I believe it was on Sep 21, 1945. In a document   # during Japanese era [1] in which the officer told the staff to change time - # zone back to Western Standard Time (UTC+8) on Sep 21. And in another + # zone back to Western Standard Time (UT+8) on Sep 21. And in another   # history page of National Cheng Kung University [2], on Sep 21 there is a   # note "from today, switch back to Western Standard Time". From these two   # materials, I believe that the time zone change happened on Sep 21. And
1464:   # of the Japanese wanted to scrap daylight-saving time, as opposed to 30% who   # wanted to keep it.)    - # From Paul Eggert (2006-03-22): - # Shanks & Pottenger write that DST in Japan during those years was as follows: + # From Takayuki Nikai (2018-01-19): + # The source of information is Japanese law. + # http://www.shugiin.go.jp/internet/itdb_housei.nsf/html/houritsu/00219480428029.htm + # http://www.shugiin.go.jp/internet/itdb_housei.nsf/html/houritsu/00719500331039.htm + # ... In summary, it is written as follows. From 24:00 on the first Saturday + # in May, until 0:00 on the day after the second Saturday in September.   # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S - Rule Japan 1948 only - May Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 D - Rule Japan 1948 1951 - Sep Sat>=8 2:00 0 S - Rule Japan 1949 only - Apr Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 D - Rule Japan 1950 1951 - May Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 D - # but the only locations using it (for birth certificates, presumably, since - # their audience is astrologers) were US military bases. For now, assume - # that for most purposes daylight-saving time was observed; otherwise, what - # would have been the point of the 1951 poll? + Rule Japan 1948 only - May Sat>=1 24:00 1:00 D + Rule Japan 1948 1951 - Sep Sun>=9 0:00 0 S + Rule Japan 1949 only - Apr Sat>=1 24:00 1:00 D + Rule Japan 1950 1951 - May Sat>=1 24:00 1:00 D      # From Hideyuki Suzuki (1998-11-09):   # 'Tokyo' usually stands for the former location of Tokyo Astronomical
1505:   #   # ...the Showa Emperor announced Ordinance No. 529 of Showa Year 12 ... which   # means the whole Japan territory, including later occupations, adopt Japan - # Central Time (UTC+9). The adoption began on Oct 1, 1937. + # Central Time (UT+9). The adoption began on Oct 1, 1937.   # https://ja.wikisource.org/wiki/明治二十八年勅令第百六十七號標準時ニ關スル件中改正ノ件      # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
2066:      # Maldives   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Indian/Maldives 4:54:00 - LMT 1880 # Male -  4:54:00 - MMT 1960 # Male Mean Time + Zone Indian/Maldives 4:54:00 - LMT 1880 # Malé +  4:54:00 - MMT 1960 # Malé Mean Time    5:00 - +05      # Mongolia