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2013-11-21

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

Updated to tzdata2013h.

218:   # no times are set   #   # Macquarie - # permanent occupation (scientific station) since 1948; - # sealing and penguin oil station operated 1888/1917 - # like Australia/Hobart + # Permanent occupation (scientific station) 1911-1915 and since 25 March 1948; + # sealing and penguin oil station operated Nov 1899 to Apr 1919. See the + # Tasmania Parks & Wildlife Service history of sealing at Macquarie Island + # <http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/index.aspx?base=1828> + # <http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/index.aspx?base=1831>. + # Guess that it was like Australia/Hobart while inhabited before 2010. + # + # From Steffen Thorsen (2010-03-10): + # We got these changes from the Australian Antarctic Division: + # - Macquarie Island will stay on UTC+11 for winter and therefore not + # switch back from daylight savings time when other parts of Australia do + # on 4 April. + # + # From Arthur David Olson (2013-05-23): + # The 1919 transition is overspecified below so pre-2013 zics + # will produce a binary file with an EST-type as the first 32-bit type; + # this is required for correct handling of times before 1916 by + # pre-2013 versions of localtime. + Zone Antarctica/Macquarie 0 - zzz 1899 Nov +  10:00 - EST 1916 Oct 1 2:00 +  10:00 1:00 EST 1917 Feb +  10:00 Aus EST 1919 Apr 1 0:00s +  0 - zzz 1948 Mar 25 +  10:00 Aus EST 1967 +  10:00 AT EST 2010 Apr 4 3:00 +  11:00 - MIST # Macquarie I Standard Time      # Christmas   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
329:   # today confirmed that Fiji will start daylight savings at 2 am on Sunday 21st   # October 2012 and end at 3 am on Sunday 20th January 2013.   # http://www.fiji.gov.fj/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=6702&catid=71&Itemid=155 +  + # From the Fijian Government Media Center (2013-08-30) via David Wheeler: + # Fiji will start daylight savings on Sunday 27th October, 2013 and end at 3am + # on Sunday 19th January, 2014.... move clocks forward by one hour from 2am + # http://www.fiji.gov.fj/Media-Center/Press-Releases/DAYLIGHT-SAVING-STARTS-ON-SUNDAY,-27th-OCTOBER-201.aspx   # - # From Paul Eggert (2012-08-31): - # For now, guess a pattern of the penultimate Sundays in October and January. + # From Paul Eggert (2013-09-09): + # For now, guess that Fiji springs forward the Sunday before the fourth + # Monday in October. This matches both recent practice and + # timeanddate.com's current spring-forward prediction. + # For the January 2014 transition we guessed right while timeanddate.com + # guessed wrong, so leave the fall-back prediction alone.      # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Fiji 1998 1999 - Nov Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 S   Rule Fiji 1999 2000 - Feb lastSun 3:00 0 -   Rule Fiji 2009 only - Nov 29 2:00 1:00 S   Rule Fiji 2010 only - Mar lastSun 3:00 0 - - Rule Fiji 2010 max - Oct Sun>=18 2:00 1:00 S + Rule Fiji 2010 max - Oct Sun>=21 2:00 1:00 S   Rule Fiji 2011 only - Mar Sun>=1 3:00 0 -   Rule Fiji 2012 max - Jan Sun>=18 3:00 0 -   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
464:   Zone Pacific/Chatham 12:13:48 - LMT 1957 Jan 1    12:45 Chatham CHA%sT    + Link Pacific/Auckland Antarctica/McMurdo      # Auckland Is   # uninhabited; Maori and Moriori, colonial settlers, pastoralists, sealers,
713:   # 1886-1891; Baker was similar but exact dates are not known.   # Inhabited by civilians 1935-1942; U.S. military bases 1943-1944;   # uninhabited thereafter. - # Howland observed Hawaii Standard Time (UTC-10:30) in 1937; + # Howland observed Hawaii Standard Time (UT-10:30) in 1937;   # see page 206 of Elgen M. Long and Marie K. Long,   # Amelia Earhart: the Mystery Solved, Simon & Schuster (2000).   # So most likely Howland and Baker observed Hawaii Time from 1935
726:   # no information; was probably like Pacific/Kiritimati      # Johnston - # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Pacific/Johnston -10:00 - HST + # + # From Paul Eggert (2013-09-03): + # In his memoirs of June 6th to October 4, 1945 + # <http://www.315bw.org/Herb_Bach.htm> (2005), Herbert C. Bach writes, + # "We started our letdown to Kwajalein Atoll and landed there at 5:00 AM + # Johnston time, 1:30 AM Kwajalein time." This was in June 1945, and + # confirms that Johnston kept the same time as Honolulu in summer 1945. + # We have no better information, so for now, assume this has been true + # indefinitely into the past. + # + # See 'northamerica' for Pacific/Johnston.      # Kingman   # uninhabited
1458:   # From Paul Eggert (2000-01-08):   # IATA SSIM (1999-09) says DST ends 0100 local time. Go with McDow.    - # From the BBC World Service (1998-10-31 11:32 UTC): + # From the BBC World Service in + # http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/205226.stm (1998-10-31 16:03 UTC):   # The Fijiian government says the main reasons for the time change is to - # improve productivity and reduce road accidents. But correspondents say it - # also hopes the move will boost Fiji's ability to compete with other pacific - # islands in the effort to attract tourists to witness the dawning of the new - # millenium. + # improve productivity and reduce road accidents.... [T]he move is also + # intended to boost Fiji's ability to attract tourists to witness the dawning + # of the new millennium.      # http://www.fiji.gov.fj/press/2000_09/2000_09_13-05.shtml (2000-09-13)   # reports that Fiji has discontinued DST.
1608:   # Shanks & Pottenger say the transition was on 1968-10-01; go with Mundell.      # From Eric Ulevik (1999-05-03): - # Tonga's director of tourism, who is also secretary of the National Millenium + # Tonga's director of tourism, who is also secretary of the National Millennium   # Committee, has a plan to get Tonga back in front.   # He has proposed a one-off move to tropical daylight saving for Tonga from   # October to March, which has won approval in principle from the Tongan