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2000-11-15

2000-11-15 10:16:20 by Mirar (Pontus Hagland) <pike@sort.mirar.org>

update from usno; dated Nov 14 - no major changes

Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/africa:1.2
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/asia:1.3
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/australasia:1.3
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/backward:1.2
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/europe:1.3
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/iso3166.tab:1.2
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/northamerica:1.3
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/southamerica:1.3
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/yearistype.sh:1.3
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/zone.tab:1.3

1: - # @(#)northamerica 7.52 + # @(#)northamerica 7.53   # also includes Central America and the Caribbean      # This data is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better,
58:   # Before the Uniform Time Act of 1966 took effect in 1967, observance of   # Daylight Saving Time in the US was by local option, except during wartime.    + # From Arthur David Olson (2000-09-25): + # Last night I heard part of a rebroadcast of a 1945 Arch Oboler radio drama. + # In the introduction, Oboler spoke of "Eastern Peace Time." + # An AltaVista search turned up + # <a href="http://rowayton.org/rhs/hstaug45.html">: + # "When the time is announced over the radio now, it is 'Eastern Peace + # Time' instead of the old familiar 'Eastern War Time.' Peace is wonderful." + # </a> (August 1945) by way of confirmation. +  + # From Joseph Gallant <notquite@hotmail.com>, citing + # George H. Douglas, _The Early Days of Radio Broadcasting_ (1987): + # At 7 P.M. (Eastern War Time) [on 1945-08-14], the networks were set + # to switch to London for Atlee's address, but the American people + # never got to hear his speech live. According to one press account, + # CBS' Bob Trout was first to announce the word of Japan's surrender, + # but a few seconds later, NBC, ABC and Mutual also flashed the word + # of surrender, all of whom interrupting the bells of Big Ben in + # London which were to precede Mr. Atlee's speech. +  + # From Paul Eggert (2000-10-02): + # Shanks says that DST was called "War Time" in the US in 1919. + # In the light of the above, this seems suspect; + # but we have no better authority yet. +  +    # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule US 1918 1919 - Mar lastSun 2:00 1:00 W # War   Rule US 1918 1919 - Oct lastSun 2:00 0 S   Rule US 1942 only - Feb 9 2:00 1:00 W # War -  + Rule US 1945 only - Aug 14 23:00u 1:00 P # Peace   Rule US 1945 only - Sep 30 2:00 0 S   Rule US 1967 max - Oct lastSun 2:00 0 S   Rule US 1967 1973 - Apr lastSun 2:00 1:00 D
150:   # Go with Shanks.      # US Eastern time, represented by New York +  + # Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, most of Florida, + # Georgia, far southeastern Indiana, eastern Kentucky, Maine, + # Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North + # Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, eastern + # Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia +    # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER   Rule NYC 1920 only - Mar lastSun 2:00 1:00 D   Rule NYC 1920 only - Oct lastSun 2:00 0 S
165:    -5:00 US E%sT      # US Central time, represented by Chicago +  + # Alabama, Arkansas, Florida panhandle, Illinois, western Indiana + # corners, Iowa, most of Kansas, western Kentucky, Louisiana, + # Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, eastern Nebraska, eastern North + # Dakota, Oklahoma, eastern South Dakota, western Tennessee, most of + # Texas, Wisconsin +    # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER   Rule Chicago 1920 only - Jun 13 2:00 1:00 D   Rule Chicago 1920 1921 - Oct lastSun 2:00 0 S
183:    -6:00 US C%sT      # US Mountain time, represented by Denver + # + # Colorado, southern Idaho, far western Kansas, Montana, western + # Nebraska, New Mexico, southwestern North Dakota, far eastern Oregon, + # western South Dakota, far western Texas, Utah, Wyoming + #   # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER   Rule Denver 1920 1921 - Mar lastSun 2:00 1:00 D   Rule Denver 1920 only - Oct lastSun 2:00 0 S
198:    -7:00 US M%sT      # US Pacific time, represented by Los Angeles + # + # California, northern Idaho, Nevada, most of Oregon, and Washington + #   # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER   Rule CA 1948 only - Mar 14 2:00 1:00 D   Rule CA 1949 only - Jan 1 2:00 0 S
390:    -5:00 - EST      # Part of Kentucky left its clocks alone in 1974. + # This also includes a part of Indiana immediately adjacent to Louisville.   # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER   Rule Louisville 1921 only - May 1 2:00 1:00 D   Rule Louisville 1921 only - Sep 1 2:00 0 S
408:    -5:00 US E%sT 1974 Jan 6 2:00    -6:00 1:00 CDT 1974 Oct 27 2:00    -5:00 US E%sT + Link America/Louisville America/Kentucky/Louisville + #   # Wayne, Clinton, and Russell Counties, Kentucky - # From - # <a href="http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=1999_register&docid=99-26945-filed"> - # Federal Register Doc. 99-26945 - # </a> (1999-10-14 08:45-04) - # In response to a petition by the Wayne County, Kentucky, Fiscal Court, - # the Department of Transportation (DOT) proposed to move Wayne County, - # Kentucky, from the Central Time Zone to the Eastern Time Zone.... Now - # the earliest date that the proposed change might take effect is - # October 29, 2000. +    #   # From   # <a href="http://www.lake-cumberland.com/life/archive/news990129time.shtml">
430:   # August indicated they would like to change to "fast time" also.   # The three Lake Cumberland counties are the farthest east of any U.S.   # location in the Central time zone. + # + # From Rich Wales (2000-08-29): + # After prolonged debate, and despite continuing deep differences of opinion, + # Wayne County (central Kentucky) is switching from Central (-0600) to Eastern + # (-0500) time. They won't "fall back" this year. See: + # <a href="http://www.nandotimes.com/nation/story/body/0,1037,500244845-500362432-502132762-0,00.html"> + # Sara Shipley, the difference an hour makes (2000-08-29 15:33 -0400) + # </a> + Zone America/Kentucky/Monticello -5:39:24 - LMT 1883 Nov 18 12:00 +  -6:00 US C%sT 1946 +  -6:00 - CST 1968 +  -6:00 US C%sT 2000 Oct 29 2:00 +  -5:00 US E%sT    -  +  + # From Rives McDow (2000-08-30): + # Here ... are all the changes in the US since 1985. + # Kearny County, KS (put all of county on central; + # previously split between MST and CST) ... 1990-10 + # Starke County, IN (from CST to EST) ... 1991-10 + # Oliver County, ND (from MST to CST) ... 1992-10 + # West Wendover, NV (from PST TO MST) ... 1999-10 + # Wayne County, KY (from CST to EST) ... 2000-10 + # There is another change in the offing; Mercer County, ND is looking + # to change from MT to CT. It is possible that two other ND counties + # (Sioux and Morton) will look to change also. If made, the earliest + # a change would be effective is October 2001. + # + # From Paul Eggert (2000-10-02): + # FIXME: I haven't yet had time to incorporate all the above changes. +    # Michigan   #   # From Bob Devine (1988-01-28):
558:   # From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1994-11-22):   # Alas, this sort of thing must be handled by localization software.    - # The data for Canada are all from Shanks. + # Unless otherwise specified, the data for Canada are all from Shanks.    -  + # From Paul Eggert (2000-10-02): + # H. David Matthews and Mary Vincent's map + # <a href="http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/SO98/geomap.htm"> + # "It's about TIME", _Canadian Geographic_ (September-October 1998) + # </a> contains detailed boundaries for regions observing nonstandard + # time and daylight saving time arrangements in Canada circa 1998. + # + # INMS, the Institute for National Measurement Standards in Ottawa, has + # <a href="http://www.nrc.ca/inms/time/tze.html"> + # information about standard and daylight saving time zones in Canada. + # </a> (updated periodically). + # Its unofficial information is often taken from Matthews and Vincent.      # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Canada 1918 only - Apr 14 2:00 1:00 D
571:   Rule Canada 1987 max - Apr Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 D       - # Newfoundland (except Labrador) + # Newfoundland (and far southeast Labrador)    -  + # From Paul Eggert (2000-10-02): + # Matthews and Vincent (1998) write that Labrador should use NST/NDT, + # but the only part of Labrador that follows the rules is the + # southeast corner, including Port Hope Simpson and Mary's Harbour, + # but excluding, say, Black Tickle. +    # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule StJohns 1917 1918 - Apr Sun>=8 2:00 1:00 D   Rule StJohns 1917 only - Sep 17 2:00 0 S
601:   Rule StJohns 1946 1950 - Oct Sun>=2 2:00 0 S   Rule StJohns 1951 1986 - Apr lastSun 2:00 1:00 D   Rule StJohns 1951 1959 - Sep lastSun 2:00 0 S - Rule StJohns 1960 max - Oct lastSun 2:00 0 S - Rule StJohns 1987 only - Apr Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 D - Rule StJohns 1988 only - Apr Sun>=1 2:00 2:00 DD - Rule StJohns 1989 max - Apr Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 D + Rule StJohns 1960 1986 - Oct lastSun 2:00 0 S + # From Paul Eggert (2000-10-02): + # INMS (2000-09-12) says that, since 1988 at least, Newfoundland switches + # at 00:01 local time. For now, assume it started in 1987. + Rule StJohns 1987 only - Apr Sun>=1 0:01 1:00 D + Rule StJohns 1987 max - Oct lastSun 0:01 0 S + Rule StJohns 1988 only - Apr Sun>=1 0:01 2:00 DD + Rule StJohns 1989 max - Apr Sun>=1 0:01 1:00 D   # St John's has an apostrophe, but Posix file names can't have apostrophes.   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone America/St_Johns -3:30:52 - LMT 1884
612:    -3:30 StJohns N%sT       - # east Labrador + # most of east Labrador      # The name `Happy Valley-Goose Bay' is too long; use `Goose Bay'.   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
633:   # Shanks also writes that Liverpool, NS was the only town in Canada to observe   # DST in 1971 but not 1970; for now we'll assume this is a typo.    + # From Paul Eggert (2000-10-02): + # INMS (2000-09-12) says that, since 1988 at least, New Brunswick switches + # at 00:01 local time. FIXME: verify and create a new Zone for this. +  +    # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Halifax 1916 only - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 D   Rule Halifax 1916 only - Oct 1 0:00 0 S
707:   # For what it's worth, Shanks says that Atikokan has agreed with   # Rainy River ever since standard time was introduced.    + # From Paul Eggert (2000-10-02): + # Matthews and Vincent (1998) write that Atikokan, Pickle Lake, and + # New Osnaburgh observe CST all year, that Big Trout Lake observes + # CST/CDT, and that Upsala and Shebandowan observe EST/EDT, all in + # violation of the official Ontario rules. + # They also write that Quebec east of the -63 meridian is supposed to + # observe AST, but residents as far east as Natashquan use EST/EDT, + # and residents east of Natashquan use AST. + # We probably need Zones for far east Quebec and for Atikokan, + # but we don't know when their practices started. +    # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Mont 1917 only - Mar 25 2:00 1:00 D   Rule Mont 1917 only - Apr 24 0:00 0 S
774:   Rule Winn 1963 only - Apr lastSun 2:00 1:00 D   Rule Winn 1963 only - Sep 22 2:00 0 S   Rule Winn 1966 1986 - Apr lastSun 2:00 1:00 D - Rule Winn 1966 max - Oct lastSun 2:00 0 S + Rule Winn 1966 1986 - Oct lastSun 2:00 0 S   Rule Winn 1987 max - Apr Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 D -  + # From Paul Eggert (2000-10-02): + # INMS (2000-09-12) says that, since 1988 at least, Manitoba switches from + # DST at 03:00 local time. For now, assume it started in 1987. + Rule Winn 1987 max - Oct lastSun 2:00s 0 S   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone America/Winnipeg -6:28:36 - LMT 1887 Jul 16    -6:00 Winn C%sT
783:      # Saskatchewan    - # From Paul Eggert (1996-06-12): + # From Paul Eggert (2000-10-02):   # Shanks writes that since 1970 most of this region has been like Regina.   # Some western towns (e.g. Swift Current) switched from MST/MDT to CST in 1972.   # Other western towns (e.g. Lloydminster) are like Edmonton. -  + # Matthews and Vincent (1998) write that Denare Beach and Creighton + # are like Winnipeg, in violation of Saskatchewan law.      # From W. Jones <jones@skdad.usask.ca> (1992-11-06):   # The. . .below is based on information I got from our law library, the
874:      # British Columbia    - # From Paul Eggert (1996-06-12): + # From Paul Eggert (2000-10-02):   # Shanks writes that since 1970 most of this region has been like Vancouver.   # Dawson Creek uses MST. Much of east BC is like Edmonton. -  + # Matthews and Vincent (1998) write that Creston is like Dawson Creek.      # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Vanc 1918 only - Apr 14 2:00 1:00 D
960:   # for municipal offices and schools.... Igloolik [was similar but then]   # made the switch to central time on Saturday, Nov. 6.    + # From Paul Eggert (2000-10-02): + # Matthews and Vincent (1998) say the following, but we lack histories + # for these potential new Zones. + # + # The Canadian Forces station at Alert uses Eastern Time while the + # handful of residents at the Eureka weather station [in the Central + # zone] skip daylight savings. Baffin Island, which is crossed by the + # Central, Eastern and Atlantic Time zones only uses Eastern Time. + # Gjoa Haven, Taloyoak and Pelly Bay all use Mountain instead of + # Central Time and Southampton Island [in the Central zone] is not + # required to use daylight savings. +    # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule NT_YK 1918 only - Apr 14 2:00 1:00 D   Rule NT_YK 1918 only - Oct 27 2:00 0 S