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2010-09-29

2010-09-29 08:30:58 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to tzdata2010l.

Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/TZnames.pmod:1.22
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/africa:1.11
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/asia:1.15
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/australasia:1.13
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/backward:1.9
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/europe:1.15
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/leapseconds:1.9
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/northamerica:1.14
Rev: lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/zone.tab:1.15

1:   # <pre> - # @(#)northamerica 8.31 + # @(#)northamerica 8.34   # This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of   # 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson.   
1324:   # entry since our cutoff date of 1970, so we can move   # America/Coral_Harbour to the 'backward' file.    + # From Mark Brader (2010-03-06): + # + # Currently the database has: + # + # # Ontario + # + # # From Paul Eggert (2006-07-09): + # # Shanks & Pottenger write that since 1970 most of Ontario has been like + # # Toronto. + # # Thunder Bay skipped DST in 1973. + # # Many smaller locales did not observe peacetime DST until 1974; + # # Nipigon (EST) and Rainy River (CST) are the largest that we know of. + # + # In the (Toronto) Globe and Mail for Saturday, 1955-09-24, in the bottom + # right corner of page 1, it says that Toronto will return to standard + # time at 2 am Sunday morning (which agrees with the database), and that: + # + # The one-hour setback will go into effect throughout most of Ontario, + # except in areas like Windsor which remains on standard time all year. + # + # Windsor is, of course, a lot larger than Nipigon. + # + # I only came across this incidentally. I don't know if Windsor began + # observing DST when Detroit did, or in 1974, or on some other date. + # + # By the way, the article continues by noting that: + # + # Some cities in the United States have pushed the deadline back + # three weeks and will change over from daylight saving in October. +  + # From Arthur David Olson (2010-07-17): + # + # "Standard Time and Time Zones in Canada" appeared in + # The Journal of The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, + # volume 26, number 2 (February 1932) and, as of 2010-07-17, + # was available at + # <a href="http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1932JRASC..26...49S"> + # http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1932JRASC..26...49S + # </a> + # + # It includes the text below (starting on page 57): + # + # A list of the places in Canada using daylight saving time would + # require yearly revision. From information kindly furnished by + # the provincial governments and by the postmasters in many cities + # and towns, it is found that the following places used daylight sav- + # ing in 1930. The information for the province of Quebec is definite, + # for the other provinces only approximate: + # + # Province Daylight saving time used + # Prince Edward Island Not used. + # Nova Scotia In Halifax only. + # New Brunswick In St. John only. + # Quebec In the following places: + # Montreal Lachine + # Quebec Mont-Royal + # Levis Iberville + # St. Lambert Cap de la Madeleine + # Verdun Loretteville + # Westmount Richmond + # Outremont St. Jerome + # Longueuil Greenfield Park + # Arvida Waterloo + # Chambly-Canton Beaulieu + # Melbourne La Tuque + # St. Theophile Buckingham + # Ontario Used generally in the cities and towns along + # the southerly part of the province. Not + # used in the northwesterlhy part. + # Manitoba Not used. + # Saskatchewan In Regina only. + # Alberta Not used. + # British Columbia Not used. + # + # With some exceptions, the use of daylight saving may be said to be limited + # to those cities and towns lying between Quebec city and Windsor, Ont. +    # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Toronto 1919 only - Mar 30 23:30 1:00 D   Rule Toronto 1919 only - Oct 26 0:00 0 S
2147:    -6:00 - CST 1942 Apr 24    -7:00 - MST 1949 Jan 14    -8:00 - PST 1970 -  -7:00 Mexico M%sT 2010 Apr 4 +  -7:00 Mexico M%sT 2010 Apr 4 2:00    -6:00 Mexico C%sT      # Baja California (near US border)