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2014-10-16

2014-10-16 20:27:46 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to tzdata2014h.

277:   # time zone, but we do go by the Eastern time zone because so many people work   # in Columbus."    + # From Paul Eggert (2014-09-06): + # Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 44, 4 (1884-02-08), 208 + # says that New York City Hall time was 3 minutes 58.4 seconds fast of + # Eastern time (i.e., -4:56:01.6) just before the 1883 switch. Round to the + # nearest second. +    # 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
2985:   # Shanks & Pottenger give -5:07:12, but Milne records -5:07:10.41 from an   # unspecified official document, and says "This time is used throughout the   # island". Go with Milne. Round to the nearest second as required by zic. + # + # Shanks & Pottenger give April 28 for the 1974 spring-forward transition, but + # Lance Neita writes that Prime Minister Michael Manley decreed it January 5. + # Assume Neita meant Jan 6 02:00, the same as the US. Neita also writes that + # Manley's supporters associated this act with Manley's nickname "Joshua" + # (recall that in the Bible the sun stood still at Joshua's request), + # and with the Rod of Correction which Manley said he had received from + # Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia. See: + # Neita L. The politician in all of us. Jamaica Observer 2014-09-20 + # http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/The-politician-in-all-of-us_17573647 + #   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone America/Jamaica -5:07:11 - LMT 1890 # Kingston    -5:07:11 - KMT 1912 Feb # Kingston Mean Time -  -5:00 - EST 1974 Apr 28 2:00 +  -5:00 - EST 1974    -5:00 US E%sT 1984    -5:00 - EST