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2008-04-03

2008-04-03 20:21:08 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to tzdata2008a.

Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/africa:1.5
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/antarctica:1.4
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/asia:1.7
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/australasia:1.7
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/backward:1.6
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/europe:1.8
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/iso3166.tab:1.5
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/leapseconds:1.5
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/northamerica:1.8
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/southamerica:1.8
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/zone.tab:1.8

1: - # @(#)asia 8.8 + # @(#)asia 8.14   # <pre>      # This data is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better,
413:      # East Timor    + # See Indonesia for the 1945 transition. +    # From Joao Carrascalao, brother of the former governor of East Timor, in   # <a href="http://etan.org/et99c/december/26-31/30ETMAY.htm">   # East Timor may be late for its millennium
437:   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Dili 8:22:20 - LMT 1912    8:00 - TLT 1942 Feb 21 23:00 # E Timor Time -  9:00 - JST 1945 Aug +  9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 23    9:00 - TLT 1976 May 3    8:00 - CIT 2000 Sep 17 00:00    9:00 - TLT
463:   # time zone maps, I think that must refer to Western Borneo (Kalimantan Barat   # and Kalimantan Tengah) switching from UTC+8 to UTC+7.   # + # From Paul Eggert (2007-03-10): + # Here is another correction to Shanks & Pottenger. + # JohnTWB writes that Japanese forces did not surrender control in + # Indonesia until 1945-09-01 00:00 at the earliest (in Jakarta) and + # other formal surrender ceremonies were September 9, 11, and 13, plus + # September 12 for the regional surrender to Mountbatten in Singapore. + # These would be the earliest possible times for a change. + # Regimes horaires pour le monde entier, by Henri Le Corre, (Editions + # Traditionnelles, 1987, Paris) says that Java and Madura switched + # from JST to UTC+07:30 on 1945-09-23, and gives 1944-09-01 for Jayapura + # (Hollandia). For now, assume all Indonesian locations other than Jayapura + # switched on 1945-09-23. + #   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Jakarta 7:07:12 - LMT 1867 Aug 10   # Shanks & Pottenger say the next transition was at 1924 Jan 1 0:13,
470:    7:07:12 - JMT 1923 Dec 31 23:47:12 # Jakarta    7:20 - JAVT 1932 Nov # Java Time    7:30 - WIT 1942 Mar 23 -  9:00 - JST 1945 Aug +  9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 23    7:30 - WIT 1948 May    8:00 - WIT 1950 May    7:30 - WIT 1964
478:   Zone Asia/Pontianak 7:17:20 - LMT 1908 May    7:17:20 - PMT 1932 Nov # Pontianak MT    7:30 - WIT 1942 Jan 29 -  9:00 - JST 1945 Aug +  9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 23    7:30 - WIT 1948 May    8:00 - WIT 1950 May    7:30 - WIT 1964
487:   Zone Asia/Makassar 7:57:36 - LMT 1920    7:57:36 - MMT 1932 Nov # Macassar MT    8:00 - CIT 1942 Feb 9 -  9:00 - JST 1945 Aug +  9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 23    8:00 - CIT   Zone Asia/Jayapura 9:22:48 - LMT 1932 Nov -  9:00 - EIT 1944 +  9:00 - EIT 1944 Sep 1    9:30 - CST 1964    9:00 - EIT   
553:   # Reingold's/Dershowitz' calculator gives correctly the Gregorian date   # 2058-03-21 for 1 Farvardin 1437 (astronomical).   # - # From Paul Eggert (2006-03-22): - # The above comments about post-2006 transitions may become relevant again, - # if Iran ever resuscitates DST, so we'll leave the comments in. - # +    # From Steffen Thorsen (2006-03-22):   # Several of my users have reported that Iran will not observe DST anymore:   # http://www.irna.ir/en/news/view/line-17/0603193812164948.htm   # -  + # From Reuters (2007-09-16), with a heads-up from Jesper Norgaard Welen: + # ... the Guardian Council ... approved a law on Sunday to re-introduce + # daylight saving time ... + # http://uk.reuters.com/article/oilRpt/idUKBLA65048420070916 + # + # From Roozbeh Pournader (2007-11-05): + # This is quoted from Official Gazette of the Islamic Republic of + # Iran, Volume 63, Number 18242, dated Tuesday 1386/6/24 + # [2007-10-16]. I am doing the best translation I can:... + # The official time of the country will be moved forward for one hour + # on the 24 hours of the first day of the month of Farvardin and will + # be changed back to its previous state on the 24 hours of the + # thirtieth day of Shahrivar. + #   # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Iran 1978 1980 - Mar 21 0:00 1:00 D   Rule Iran 1978 only - Oct 21 0:00 0 S
581:   Rule Iran 2004 only - Sep 21 0:00 0 S   Rule Iran 2005 only - Mar 22 0:00 1:00 D   Rule Iran 2005 only - Sep 22 0:00 0 S + Rule Iran 2008 only - Mar 21 0:00 1:00 D + Rule Iran 2008 only - Sep 21 0:00 0 S + Rule Iran 2009 2011 - Mar 22 0:00 1:00 D + Rule Iran 2009 2011 - Sep 22 0:00 0 S + Rule Iran 2012 only - Mar 21 0:00 1:00 D + Rule Iran 2012 only - Sep 21 0:00 0 S + Rule Iran 2013 2015 - Mar 22 0:00 1:00 D + Rule Iran 2013 2015 - Sep 22 0:00 0 S + Rule Iran 2016 only - Mar 21 0:00 1:00 D + Rule Iran 2016 only - Sep 21 0:00 0 S + Rule Iran 2017 2019 - Mar 22 0:00 1:00 D + Rule Iran 2017 2019 - Sep 22 0:00 0 S + Rule Iran 2020 only - Mar 21 0:00 1:00 D + Rule Iran 2020 only - Sep 21 0:00 0 S + Rule Iran 2021 2023 - Mar 22 0:00 1:00 D + Rule Iran 2021 2023 - Sep 22 0:00 0 S + Rule Iran 2024 only - Mar 21 0:00 1:00 D + Rule Iran 2024 only - Sep 21 0:00 0 S + Rule Iran 2025 2027 - Mar 22 0:00 1:00 D + Rule Iran 2025 2027 - Sep 22 0:00 0 S + Rule Iran 2028 2029 - Mar 21 0:00 1:00 D + Rule Iran 2028 2029 - Sep 21 0:00 0 S + Rule Iran 2030 2031 - Mar 22 0:00 1:00 D + Rule Iran 2030 2031 - Sep 22 0:00 0 S + Rule Iran 2032 2033 - Mar 21 0:00 1:00 D + Rule Iran 2032 2033 - Sep 21 0:00 0 S + Rule Iran 2034 2035 - Mar 22 0:00 1:00 D + Rule Iran 2034 2035 - Sep 22 0:00 0 S + Rule Iran 2036 2037 - Mar 21 0:00 1:00 D + Rule Iran 2036 2037 - Sep 21 0:00 0 S   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Tehran 3:25:44 - LMT 1916    3:25:44 - TMT 1946 # Tehran Mean Time
1146:      # Kuwait   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] + # From the Arab Times (2007-03-14): + # The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has approved a proposal forwarded + # by MP Ahmad Baqer on implementing the daylight saving time (DST) in + # Kuwait starting from April until the end of Sept this year, reports Al-Anba. + # <http://www.arabtimesonline.com/arabtimes/kuwait/Viewdet.asp?ID=9950>. + # From Paul Eggert (2007-03-29): + # We don't know the details, or whether the approval means it'll happen, + # so for now we assume no DST.   Zone Asia/Kuwait 3:11:56 - LMT 1950    3:00 - AST   
1293:   # parliament passed during the tumultuous winter session."   # For now, let's ignore this information, until we have more confirmation.    + # From Ganbold Ts. (2007-02-26): + # Parliament of Mongolia has just changed the daylight-saving rule in February. + # They decided not to adopt daylight-saving time.... + # http://www.mongolnews.mn/index.php?module=unuudur&sec=view&id=15742 +    # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Mongol 1983 1984 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S   Rule Mongol 1983 only - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
1311:   Rule Mongol 1984 1998 - Sep lastSun 0:00 0 -   # IATA SSIM (1999-09) says Mongolia no longer observes DST.   Rule Mongol 2001 only - Apr lastSat 2:00 1:00 S - Rule Mongol 2001 max - Sep lastSat 2:00 0 - - Rule Mongol 2002 max - Mar lastSat 2:00 1:00 S + Rule Mongol 2001 2006 - Sep lastSat 2:00 0 - + Rule Mongol 2002 2006 - Mar lastSat 2:00 1:00 S      # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   # Hovd, a.k.a. Chovd, Dund-Us, Dzhargalant, Khovd, Jirgalanta
1490:   # I guess it is likely that next year's date will be moved as well,   # because of the Ramadan.    + # From Jesper Norgaard Welen (2007-09-18): + # According to Steffen Thorsen's web site the Gaza Strip and the rest of the + # Palestinian territories left DST early on 13.th. of September at 2:00. +  + # From Paul Eggert (2007-09-20): + # My understanding is that Gaza and the West Bank disagree even over when + # the weekend is (Thursday+Friday versus Friday+Saturday), so I'd be a bit + # surprised if they agreed about DST. But for now, assume they agree. + # For lack of better information, predict that future changes will be + # the 2nd Thursday of September at 02:00. +    # The rules for Egypt are stolen from the `africa' file.   # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule EgyptAsia 1957 only - May 10 0:00 1:00 S
1505:   Rule Palestine 2005 only - Oct 4 2:00 0 -   Rule Palestine 2006 max - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S   Rule Palestine 2006 only - Sep 22 0:00 0 - - Rule Palestine 2007 max - Oct Fri>=15 0:00 0 - + Rule Palestine 2007 max - Sep Thu>=8 2:00 0 -      # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Gaza 2:17:52 - LMT 1900 Oct
1690:   Rule Syria 1994 1996 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S   Rule Syria 1994 2005 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -   Rule Syria 1997 1998 - Mar lastMon 0:00 1:00 S - Rule Syria 1999 max - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S + Rule Syria 1999 2006 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S   # From Stephen Colebourne (2006-09-18):   # According to IATA data, Syria will change DST on 21st September [21:00 UTC]   # this year [only].... This is probably related to Ramadan, like Egypt.   Rule Syria 2006 only - Sep 22 0:00 0 - - Rule Syria 2007 max - Oct 1 0:00 0 - + # From Paul Eggert (2007-03-29): + # Today the AP reported "Syria will switch to summertime at midnight Thursday." + # http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/03/29/africa/ME-GEN-Syria-Time-Change.php + # For lack of better info, assume the rule changed to "last Friday in March" + # this year. + Rule Syria 2007 max - 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 + # 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... + # + # From Steffen Thorsen (2007-10-27): + # Jesper Norgaard Welen wrote: + # + # > "Winter local time in Syria will be observed at midnight of Thursday 1 + # > November 2007, and the clock will be put back 1 hour." + # + # I found confirmation on this in this gov.sy-article (Arabic): + # http://wehda.alwehda.gov.sy/_print_veiw.asp?FileName=12521710520070926111247 + # + # which using Google's translate tools says: + # Council of Ministers also approved the commencement of work on + # identifying the winter time as of Friday, 2/11/2007 where the 60th + # minute delay at midnight Thursday 1/11/2007. + # + # From Arthur David Olson (2007-10-30): + # My best guess for the future is first Friday in November. + Rule Syria 2007 max - Nov Fri>=1 0:00 0 -   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Damascus 2:25:12 - LMT 1920 # Dimashq    2:00 Syria EE%sT