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2013-04-24

2013-04-24 19:32:17 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to tzdata2013b.

1:   # <pre> - # @(#)australasia 8.30 +    # This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of   # 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson.   
247:    6:30 - CCT # Cocos Islands Time      # Fiji +  + # Milne gives 11:55:44 for Suva. +    # From Alexander Krivenyshev (2009-11-10):   # According to Fiji Broadcasting Corporation, Fiji plans to re-introduce DST   # from November 29th 2009 to April 25th 2010.
322:   # The commencement of daylight saving will remain unchanged and start   # on the 23rd of October, 2011.    + # From the Fiji Government Online Portal (2012-08-21) via Steffen Thorsen: + # The Minister for Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Mr Jone Usamate + # 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 Paul Eggert (2012-08-31): + # For now, guess a pattern of the penultimate Sundays in October and January. +    # 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 only - Oct 24 2:00 1:00 S + Rule Fiji 2010 max - Oct Sun>=18 2:00 1:00 S   Rule Fiji 2011 only - Mar Sun>=1 3:00 0 - - Rule Fiji 2011 only - Oct 23 2:00 1:00 S - Rule Fiji 2012 only - Jan 22 3:00 0 - + Rule Fiji 2012 max - Jan Sun>=18 3:00 0 -   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Pacific/Fiji 11:53:40 - LMT 1915 Oct 26 # Suva + Zone Pacific/Fiji 11:55:44 - LMT 1915 Oct 26 # Suva    12:00 Fiji FJ%sT # Fiji Time      # French Polynesia
621:   # Although Samoa has used Daylight Saving Time in the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012   # seasons, there is not yet any indication that this trend will continue on   # a regular basis. For now, we have explicitly listed the transitions below. + # + # From Nicky (2012-09-10): + # Daylight Saving Time commences on Sunday 30th September 2012 and + # ends on Sunday 7th of April 2013. + # + # Please find link below for more information. + # http://www.mcil.gov.ws/mcil_publications.html + # + # That publication also includes dates for Summer of 2013/4 as well + # which give the impression of a pattern in selecting dates for the + # future, so for now, we will guess this will continue. +  + # Western Samoa + # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S + Rule WS 2012 max - Sep lastSun 3:00 1 D + Rule WS 2012 max - Apr Sun>=1 4:00 0 - + # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Pacific/Apia 12:33:04 - LMT 1879 Jul 5    -11:26:56 - LMT 1911    -11:30 - SAMT 1950 # Samoa Time
628:    -11:00 1:00 WSDT 2011 Apr 2 4:00    -11:00 - WST 2011 Sep 24 3:00    -11:00 1:00 WSDT 2011 Dec 30 -  13:00 1:00 WSDT 2012 Apr 1 4:00 -  13:00 - WST +  13:00 1:00 WSDT 2012 Apr Sun>=1 4:00 +  13:00 WS WS%sT      # Solomon Is   # excludes Bougainville, for which see Papua New Guinea
641:   #   # From Gwillim Law (2011-12-29)   # A correspondent informed me that Tokelau, like Samoa, will be skipping - # December 31 this year, thereby changing its time zone from UTC-10 to - # UTC+14. When I tried to verify this statement, I found a confirming - # article in Time magazine online - # <a href="http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2103243,00.html"> - # (http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2103243,00.html). - # </a> + # December 31 this year ...   # - # From Jonathan Leffler (2011-12-29) - # Information from the BBC to the same effect: - # <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16351377"> - # http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16351377 - # </a> + # From Steffen Thorsen (2012-07-25) + # ... we double checked by calling hotels and offices based in Tokelau asking + # about the time there, and they all told a time that agrees with UTC+13.... + # Shanks says UTC-10 from 1901 [but] ... there is a good chance the change + # actually was to UTC-11 back then.   # - # Patch supplied by Tim Parenti (2011-12-29) + # From Paul Eggert (2012-07-25) + # A Google Books snippet of Appendix to the Journals of the House of + # Representatives of New Zealand, Session 1948, + # <http://books.google.com/books?id=ZaVCAQAAIAAJ>, page 65, says Tokelau + # was "11 hours slow on G.M.T." Go with Thorsen and assume Shanks & Pottenger + # are off by an hour starting in 1901.      # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Pacific/Fakaofo -11:24:56 - LMT 1901 -  -10:00 - TKT 2011 Dec 30 # Tokelau Time -  14:00 - TKT +  -11:00 - TKT 2011 Dec 30 # Tokelau Time +  13:00 - TKT      # Tonga   # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
756:      # This data is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better,   # go ahead and edit the file (and please send any changes to - # tz@elsie.nci.nih.gov for general use in the future). + # tz@iana.org for general use in the future).    - # From Paul Eggert (2006-03-22): + # From Paul Eggert (2013-02-21):   # A good source for time zone historical data outside the U.S. is   # Thomas G. Shanks and Rique Pottenger, The International Atlas (6th edition),   # San Diego: ACS Publications, Inc. (2003).
776:   # Whitman Publishing Co, 2 Niagara Av, Ealing, London (undated), which   # I found in the UCLA library.   # + # For data circa 1899, a common source is: + # Milne J. Civil time. Geogr J. 1899 Feb;13(2):173-94 + # <http://www.jstor.org/stable/1774359>. + #   # A reliable and entertaining source about time zones is   # Derek Howse, Greenwich time and longitude, Philip Wilson Publishers (1997).   #