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2011-11-02

2011-11-02 22:38:27 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to tzdata2011d.

1:   # <pre> - # @(#)northamerica 8.40 + # @(#)northamerica 8.42   # This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of   # 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson.   
426:   # were nearby inhabitants in some cases and for our purposes perhaps   # it's best to simply use the official transition.   # +  + # From Steve Ferguson (2011-01-31): + # The author lives in Alaska and many of the references listed are only + # available to Alaskan residents. + # + # <a href="http://www.alaskahistoricalsociety.org/index.cfm?section=discover%20alaska&page=Glimpses%20of%20the%20Past&viewpost=2&ContentId=98"> + # http://www.alaskahistoricalsociety.org/index.cfm?section=discover%20alaska&page=Glimpses%20of%20the%20Past&viewpost=2&ContentId=98 + # </a> +  + # From Arthur David Olson (2011-02-01): + # Here's database-relevant material from the 2001 "Alaska History" article: + # + # On September 20 [1979]...DOT...officials decreed that on April 27, + # 1980, Juneau and other nearby communities would move to Yukon Time. + # Sitka, Petersburg, Wrangell, and Ketchikan, however, would remain on + # Pacific Time. + # + # ...on September 22, 1980, DOT Secretary Neil E. Goldschmidt rescinded the + # Department's September 1979 decision. Juneau and other communities in + # northern Southeast reverted to Pacific Time on October 26. + # + # On October 28 [1983]...the Metlakatla Indian Community Council voted + # unanimously to keep the reservation on Pacific Time. + # + # According to DOT official Joanne Petrie, Indian reservations are not + # bound to follow time zones imposed by neighboring jurisdictions. + # + # (The last is consistent with how the database now handles the Navajo + # Nation.) +  + # From Arthur David Olson (2011-02-09): + # I just spoke by phone with a staff member at the Metlakatla Indian + # Community office (using contact information available at + # <a href="http://www.commerce.state.ak.us/dca/commdb/CIS.cfm?Comm_Boro_name=Metlakatla"> + # http://www.commerce.state.ak.us/dca/commdb/CIS.cfm?Comm_Boro_name=Metlakatla + # </a>). + # It's shortly after 1:00 here on the east coast of the United States; + # the staffer said it was shortly after 10:00 there. When I asked whether + # that meant they were on Pacific time, they said no--they were on their + # own time. I asked about daylight saving; they said it wasn't used. I + # did not inquire about practices in the past. +    # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone America/Juneau 15:02:19 - LMT 1867 Oct 18    -8:57:41 - LMT 1900 Aug 20 12:00    -8:00 - PST 1942    -8:00 US P%sT 1946    -8:00 - PST 1969 -  +  -8:00 US P%sT 1980 Apr 27 2:00 +  -9:00 US Y%sT 1980 Oct 26 2:00    -8:00 US P%sT 1983 Oct 30 2:00    -9:00 US Y%sT 1983 Nov 30    -9:00 US AK%sT -  + Zone America/Sitka -14:58:47 - LMT 1867 Oct 18 +  -9:01:13 - LMT 1900 Aug 20 12:00 +  -8:00 - PST 1942 +  -8:00 US P%sT 1946 +  -8:00 - PST 1969 +  -8:00 US P%sT 1983 Oct 30 2:00 +  -9:00 US Y%sT 1983 Nov 30 +  -9:00 US AK%sT + Zone America/Metlakatla 15:13:42 - LMT 1867 Oct 18 +  -8:46:18 - LMT 1900 Aug 20 12:00 +  -8:00 - PST 1942 +  -8:00 US P%sT 1946 +  -8:00 - PST 1969 +  -8:00 US P%sT 1983 Oct 30 2:00 +  -8:00 US MeST   Zone America/Yakutat 14:41:05 - LMT 1867 Oct 18    -9:18:55 - LMT 1900 Aug 20 12:00    -9:00 - YST 1942
2547:   # the time was announced as "diez cinco"--the same time as here, indicating   # that has indeed switched to DST. Assume second Sunday from 2009 forward.    + # From Steffen Thorsen (2011-03-08): + # Granma announced that Cuba is going to start DST on 2011-03-20 00:00:00 + # this year. Nothing about the end date known so far (if that has + # changed at all). + # + # Source: + # <a href="http://granma.co.cu/2011/03/08/nacional/artic01.html"> + # http://granma.co.cu/2011/03/08/nacional/artic01.html + # </a> + # + # Our info: + # <a href="http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/cuba-starts-dst-2011.html"> + # http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/cuba-starts-dst-2011.html + # </a> +    # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Cuba 1928 only - Jun 10 0:00 1:00 D   Rule Cuba 1928 only - Oct 10 0:00 0 S
2580:   Rule Cuba 2006 max - Oct lastSun 0:00s 0 S   Rule Cuba 2007 only - Mar Sun>=8 0:00s 1:00 D   Rule Cuba 2008 only - Mar Sun>=15 0:00s 1:00 D - Rule Cuba 2009 max - Mar Sun>=8 0:00s 1:00 D + Rule Cuba 2009 2010 - Mar Sun>=8 0:00s 1:00 D + Rule Cuba 2011 only - Mar Sun>=15 0:00s 1:00 D + Rule Cuba 2012 max - Mar Sun>=8 0:00s 1:00 D      # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone America/Havana -5:29:28 - LMT 1890