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2014-11-12

2014-11-12 23:44:31 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to tzdata2014j.

8:   # the file CONTRIBUTING in the tz distribution.       - # From Paul Eggert (2014-08-12): + # From Paul Eggert (2014-10-31):      # This file contains data outside the normal scope of the tz database,   # in that its zones do not differ from normal tz zones after 1970.
24:   # replaced by links as their data entries were questionable and/or they   # differed from other zones only in pre-1970 time stamps.    - # Unless otherwise specified, the source for the data is the following, - # which does not itself cite sources and is often wrong: - # + # Unless otherwise specified, the source for data through 1990 is:   # Thomas G. Shanks and Rique Pottenger, The International Atlas (6th edition),   # San Diego: ACS Publications, Inc. (2003). -  + # Unfortunately this book contains many errors and cites no sources.      # This file is not intended to be compiled standalone, as it   # assumes rules from other files. In the tz distribution, use
41:   # As explained in the zic man page, the zone columns are:   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]    + # Ethiopia + # From Paul Eggert (2014-07-31): + # Like the Swahili of Kenya and Tanzania, many Ethiopians keep a + # 12-hour clock starting at our 06:00, so their "8 o'clock" is our + # 02:00 or 14:00. Keep this in mind when you ask the time in Amharic. + # + # Shanks & Pottenger write that Ethiopia had six narrowly-spaced time + # zones between 1870 and 1890, that they merged to 38E50 (2:35:20) in + # 1890, and that they switched to 3:00 on 1936-05-05. Perhaps 38E50 + # was for Adis Dera. Quite likely the Shanks data entries are wrong + # anyway. + Zone Africa/Addis_Ababa 2:34:48 - LMT 1870 +  2:35:20 - ADMT 1936 May 5 # Adis Dera MT +  3:00 - EAT +  + # Eritrea + Zone Africa/Asmara 2:35:32 - LMT 1870 +  2:35:32 - AMT 1890 # Asmara Mean Time +  2:35:20 - ADMT 1936 May 5 # Adis Dera MT +  3:00 - EAT +    # Mali (southern)   Zone Africa/Bamako -0:32:00 - LMT 1912    0:00 - GMT 1934 Feb 26
80:    -1:00 - WAT 1941 Jun    0:00 - GMT    + # Tanzania + Zone Africa/Dar_es_Salaam 2:37:08 - LMT 1931 +  3:00 - EAT 1948 +  2:45 - BEAUT 1961 +  3:00 - EAT +  + # Djibouti + Zone Africa/Djibouti 2:52:36 - LMT 1911 Jul +  3:00 - EAT +    # Cameroon   # Whitman says they switched to 1:00 in 1920; go with Shanks & Pottenger.   Zone Africa/Douala 0:38:48 - LMT 1912
119:    2:00 Sudan CA%sT 2000 Jan 15 12:00    3:00 - EAT    + # Uganda + Zone Africa/Kampala 2:09:40 - LMT 1928 Jul +  3:00 - EAT 1930 +  2:30 - BEAT 1948 +  2:45 - BEAUT 1957 +  3:00 - EAT +    # Rwanda   Zone Africa/Kigali 2:00:16 - LMT 1935 Jun    2:00 - CAT
175:   Zone Africa/Mbabane 2:04:24 - LMT 1903 Mar    2:00 - SAST    + # Somalia + Zone Africa/Mogadishu 3:01:28 - LMT 1893 Nov +  3:00 - EAT 1931 +  2:30 - BEAT 1957 +  3:00 - EAT +    # Niger   Zone Africa/Niamey 0:08:28 - LMT 1912    -1:00 - WAT 1934 Feb 26
518:    1:00 - CET 1982 Nov 27    1:00 EU CE%sT    + # Madagascar + Zone Indian/Antananarivo 3:10:04 - LMT 1911 Jul +  3:00 - EAT 1954 Feb 27 23:00s +  3:00 1:00 EAST 1954 May 29 23:00s +  3:00 - EAT +  + # Comoros + Zone Indian/Comoro 2:53:04 - LMT 1911 Jul # Moroni, Gran Comoro +  3:00 - EAT +  + # Mayotte + Zone Indian/Mayotte 3:00:56 - LMT 1911 Jul # Mamoutzou +  3:00 - EAT +    # US minor outlying islands   Zone Pacific/Johnston -10:00 - HST