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2013-11-21

2013-11-21 21:15:59 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to tzdata2013h.

20:   # Howse writes (pp 121-125) that time zones were invented by   # Professor Charles Ferdinand Dowd (1825-1904),   # Principal of Temple Grove Ladies' Seminary (Saratoga Springs, NY). - # His pamphlet ``A System of National Time for Railroads'' (1870) + # His pamphlet "A System of National Time for Railroads" (1870)   # was the result of his proposals at the Convention of Railroad Trunk Lines   # in New York City (1869-10). His 1870 proposal was based on Washington, DC,   # but in 1872-05 he moved the proposed origin to Greenwich.
40:      # From Paul Eggert (2001-03-06):   # Daylight Saving Time was first suggested as a joke by Benjamin Franklin - # in his whimsical essay ``An Economical Project for Diminishing the Cost - # of Light'' published in the Journal de Paris (1784-04-26). + # in his whimsical essay "An Economical Project for Diminishing the Cost + # of Light" published in the Journal de Paris (1784-04-26).   # Not everyone is happy with the results:   #   # I don't really care how time is reckoned so long as there is some
167:   # of the Aleutian islands. No DST.      # From Paul Eggert (1995-12-19): - # The tables below use `NST', not `NT', for Nome Standard Time. - # I invented `CAWT' for Central Alaska War Time. + # The tables below use 'NST', not 'NT', for Nome Standard Time. + # I invented 'CAWT' for Central Alaska War Time.      # From U. S. Naval Observatory (1989-01-19):   # USA EASTERN 5 H BEHIND UTC NEW YORK, WASHINGTON
237:   # H.R. 6, Energy Policy Act of 2005, SEC. 110. DAYLIGHT SAVINGS.   # (a) Amendment- Section 3(a) of the Uniform Time Act of 1966 (15   # U.S.C. 260a(a)) is amended-- - # (1) by striking `first Sunday of April' and inserting `second + # (1) by striking 'first Sunday of April' and inserting 'second   # Sunday of March'; and - # (2) by striking `last Sunday of October' and inserting `first + # (2) by striking 'last Sunday of October' and inserting 'first   # Sunday of November'.   # (b) Effective Date- Subsection (a) shall take effect 1 year after the   # date of enactment of this Act or March 1, 2007, whichever is later.
600:    -10:30 - HST 1947 Jun 8 2:00 #Schmitt&Cox+2    -10:00 - HST    + Link Pacific/Honolulu Pacific/Johnston +    # Now we turn to US areas that have diverged from the consensus since 1970.      # Arizona mostly uses MST.
636:   # Navajo Nation participates in the Daylight Saving Time policy, due to its   # large size and location in three states." (The "only" means that other   # tribal nations don't use DST.) + # + # From Paul Eggert (2013-08-26): + # See America/Denver for a zone appropriate for the Navajo Nation.    - Link America/Denver America/Shiprock -  +    # Southern Idaho (Ada, Adams, Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Blaine,   # Boise, Bonneville, Butte, Camas, Canyon, Caribou, Cassia, Clark,   # Custer, Elmore, Franklin, Fremont, Gem, Gooding, Jefferson, Jerome,
677:   # and Switzerland counties have their own time zone histories as noted below.   #   # Shanks partitioned Indiana into 345 regions, each with its own time history, - # and wrote ``Even newspaper reports present contradictory information.'' + # and wrote "Even newspaper reports present contradictory information."   # Those Hoosiers! Such a flighty and changeable people!   # Fortunately, most of the complexity occurred before our cutoff date of 1970.   #   # Other than Indianapolis, the Indiana place names are so nondescript - # that they would be ambiguous if we left them at the `America' level. - # So we reluctantly put them all in a subdirectory `America/Indiana'. + # that they would be ambiguous if we left them at the 'America' level. + # So we reluctantly put them all in a subdirectory 'America/Indiana'.      # From Paul Eggert (2005-08-16):   # http://www.mccsc.edu/time.html says that Indiana will use DST starting 2006.
947:   # This story is too entertaining to be false, so go with Howse over Shanks.   #   # From Paul Eggert (2001-03-06): - # Garland (1927) writes ``Cleveland and Detroit advanced their clocks - # one hour in 1914.'' This change is not in Shanks. We have no more + # Garland (1927) writes "Cleveland and Detroit advanced their clocks + # one hour in 1914." This change is not in Shanks. We have no more   # info, so omit this for now.   #   # Most of Michigan observed DST from 1973 on, but was a bit late in 1975.
988:   # occupied 1857/1900 by the Navassa Phosphate Co   # US lighthouse 1917/1996-09   # currently uninhabited - # see Mark Fineman, ``An Isle Rich in Guano and Discord'', + # see Mark Fineman, "An Isle Rich in Guano and Discord",   # _Los Angeles Times_ (1998-11-10), A1, A10; it cites   # Jimmy Skaggs, _The Great Guano Rush_ (1994).   
1022:   # Milne J. Civil time. Geogr J. 1899 Feb;13(2):173-94   # <http://www.jstor.org/stable/1774359>.   # - # See the `europe' file for Greenland. + # See the 'europe' file for Greenland.      # Canada   
1223:      # most of east Labrador    - # The name `Happy Valley-Goose Bay' is too long; use `Goose Bay'. + # The name 'Happy Valley-Goose Bay' is too long; use 'Goose Bay'.   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone America/Goose_Bay -4:01:40 - LMT 1884 # Happy Valley-Goose Bay    -3:30:52 - NST 1918
1340:      # Quebec    - # From Paul Eggert (2006-07-09): - # Shanks & Pottenger write that since 1970 most of Quebec has been - # like Montreal. + # From Paul Eggert (2013-08-30): + # Since 1970 most of Quebec has been like Toronto. + # However, because earlier versions of the tz database mistakenly relied on data + # from Shanks & Pottenger saying that Quebec differed from Ontario after 1970, + # a separate entry was created for most of Quebec. We're loath to lose + # its pre-1970 info, even though the tz database is normally limited to + # zones that differ after 1970, so keep this otherwise out-of-scope entry.    - # From Paul Eggert (2006-06-27): +    # Matthews and Vincent (1998) 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. - # In "Official time in Quebec" the Quebec department of justice writes in - # http://www.justice.gouv.qc.ca/english/publications/generale/temps-regl-1-a.htm - # that "The residents of the Municipality of the - # Cote-Nord-du-Golfe-Saint-Laurent and the municipalities of Saint-Augustin, - # Bonne-Esperance and Blanc-Sablon apply the Official Time Act as it is - # written and use Atlantic standard time all year round. The same applies to - # the residents of the Native facilities along the lower North Shore." - # <http://www.assnat.qc.ca/eng/37legislature2/Projets-loi/Publics/06-a002.htm> + # The Quebec department of justice writes in + # "The situation in Minganie and Basse-Cote-Nord" + # http://www.justice.gouv.qc.ca/english/publications/generale/temps-minganie-a.htm + # that the coastal strip from just east of Natashquan to Blanc-Sablon + # observes Atlantic standard time all year round. + # http://www.assnat.qc.ca/Media/Process.aspx?MediaId=ANQ.Vigie.Bll.DocumentGenerique_8845en   # says this common practice was codified into law as of 2007.   # For lack of better info, guess this practice began around 1970, contra to   # Shanks & Pottenger who have this region observing AST/ADT. -  + # for post-1970 data America/Puerto_Rico.      # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Mont 1917 only - Mar 25 2:00 1:00 D
1402:    -5:00 Mont E%sT 1974    -5:00 Canada E%sT    -  +    # Ontario      # From Paul Eggert (2006-07-09):
1621:    -6:00 - CST 1910    -5:00 - EST 1942    -5:00 Canada E%sT 1970 -  -5:00 Mont E%sT 1973 +  -5:00 Toronto E%sT 1973    -5:00 - EST 1974    -5:00 Canada E%sT   Zone America/Nipigon -5:53:04 - LMT 1895
2208:   # From Paul Eggert (1996-06-12):   # For an English translation of the decree, see   # <a href="http://mexico-travel.com/extra/timezone_eng.html"> - # ``Diario Oficial: Time Zone Changeover'' (1996-01-04). + # "Diario Oficial: Time Zone Changeover" (1996-01-04).   # </a>      # From Rives McDow (1998-10-08):
2545:   ###############################################################################      # Anguilla - # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone America/Anguilla -4:12:16 - LMT 1912 Mar 2 -  -4:00 - AST + # See 'southamerica'.      # Antigua and Barbuda   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
2616:   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Atlantic/Bermuda -4:19:18 - LMT 1930 Jan 1 2:00 # Hamilton    -4:00 - AST 1974 Apr 28 2:00 -  -4:00 Bahamas A%sT 1976 +  -4:00 Canada A%sT 1976    -4:00 US A%sT      # Cayman Is   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone America/Cayman -5:25:32 - LMT 1890 # Georgetown -  -5:07:12 - KMT 1912 Feb # Kingston Mean Time +  -5:07:11 - KMT 1912 Feb # Kingston Mean Time    -5:00 - EST      # Costa Rica
2637:   # go with Shanks & Pottenger.   Rule CR 1991 only - Jul 1 0:00 0 S   Rule CR 1992 only - Mar 15 0:00 0 S - # There are too many San Joses elsewhere, so we'll use `Costa Rica'. + # There are too many San Joses elsewhere, so we'll use 'Costa Rica'.   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone America/Costa_Rica -5:36:13 - LMT 1890 # San Jose    -5:36:13 - SJMT 1921 Jan 15 # San Jose Mean Time
2869:    -5:00 Cuba C%sT      # Dominica - # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone America/Dominica -4:05:36 - LMT 1911 Jul 1 0:01 # Roseau -  -4:00 - AST + # See 'southamerica'.      # Dominican Republic   
2920:    -6:00 Salv C%sT      # Grenada - # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone America/Grenada -4:07:00 - LMT 1911 Jul # St George's -  -4:00 - AST -  +    # Guadeloupe - # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone America/Guadeloupe -4:06:08 - LMT 1911 Jun 8 # Pointe a Pitre -  -4:00 - AST +    # St Barthelemy - Link America/Guadeloupe America/St_Barthelemy +    # St Martin (French part) - Link America/Guadeloupe America/Marigot + # See 'southamerica'.      # Guatemala   #
3074:   # Great Swan I ceded by US to Honduras in 1972      # Jamaica -  - # From Bob Devine (1988-01-28): - # Follows US rules. -  - # From U. S. Naval Observatory (1989-01-19): - # JAMAICA 5 H BEHIND UTC -  - # From Shanks & Pottenger: + # 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.   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone America/Jamaica -5:07:12 - LMT 1890 # Kingston -  -5:07:12 - KMT 1912 Feb # Kingston Mean Time + 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 US E%sT 1984    -5:00 - EST
3098:    -4:00 - AST      # Montserrat - # From Paul Eggert (2006-03-22): - # In 1995 volcanic eruptions forced evacuation of Plymouth, the capital. - # world.gazetteer.com says Cork Hill is the most populous location now. - # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone America/Montserrat -4:08:52 - LMT 1911 Jul 1 0:01 # Cork Hill -  -4:00 - AST + # See 'southamerica'.      # Nicaragua   #
3177:    -5:00 - EST      # Puerto Rico - # There are too many San Juans elsewhere, so we'll use `Puerto_Rico'. + # There are too many San Juans elsewhere, so we'll use 'Puerto_Rico'.   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone America/Puerto_Rico -4:24:25 - LMT 1899 Mar 28 12:00 # San Juan    -4:00 - AST 1942 May 3
3185:    -4:00 - AST      # St Kitts-Nevis - # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone America/St_Kitts -4:10:52 - LMT 1912 Mar 2 # Basseterre -  -4:00 - AST -  +    # St Lucia - # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone America/St_Lucia -4:04:00 - LMT 1890 # Castries -  -4:04:00 - CMT 1912 # Castries Mean Time -  -4:00 - AST + # See 'southamerica'.      # St Pierre and Miquelon - # There are too many St Pierres elsewhere, so we'll use `Miquelon'. + # There are too many St Pierres elsewhere, so we'll use 'Miquelon'.   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone America/Miquelon -3:44:40 - LMT 1911 May 15 # St Pierre    -4:00 - AST 1980 May
3204:    -3:00 Canada PM%sT      # St Vincent and the Grenadines - # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone America/St_Vincent -4:04:56 - LMT 1890 # Kingstown -  -4:04:56 - KMT 1912 # Kingstown Mean Time -  -4:00 - AST + # See 'southamerica'.      # Turks and Caicos   #
3237:   Rule TC 2007 max - Nov Sun>=1 2:00 0 S   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone America/Grand_Turk -4:44:32 - LMT 1890 -  -5:07:12 - KMT 1912 Feb # Kingston Mean Time +  -5:07:11 - KMT 1912 Feb # Kingston Mean Time    -5:00 TC E%sT      # British Virgin Is - # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone America/Tortola -4:18:28 - LMT 1911 Jul # Road Town -  -4:00 - AST -  +    # Virgin Is - # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone America/St_Thomas -4:19:44 - LMT 1911 Jul # Charlotte Amalie -  -4:00 - AST + # See 'southamerica'.