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pike.git/lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/africa:1: - # @(#)africa 7.34 + # @(#)africa 8.7 + # <pre>      # This data is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better,   # go ahead and edit the file (and please send any changes to   # tz@elsie.nci.nih.gov for general use in the future).    - # From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1999-03-22): + # From Paul Eggert (2006-03-22):   #   # A good source for time zone historical data outside the U.S. is - # Thomas G. Shanks, The International Atlas (5th edition), - # San Diego: ACS Publications, Inc. (1999). + # Thomas G. Shanks and Rique Pottenger, The International Atlas (6th edition), + # San Diego: ACS Publications, Inc. (2003).   # - # Gwillim Law <Gwil_Law@bridge-point.com> writes that a good source + # Gwillim Law writes that a good source   # for recent time zone data is the International Air Transport   # Association's Standard Schedules Information Manual (IATA SSIM),   # published semiannually. Law sent in several helpful summaries   # of the IATA's data after 1990.   # - # Except where otherwise noted, Shanks is the source for entries through 1990, - # and IATA SSIM is the source for entries after 1990. + # Except where otherwise noted, Shanks & Pottenger is the source for + # entries through 1990, and IATA SSIM is the source for entries afterwards.   #   # Another source occasionally used is Edward W. Whitman, World Time Differences,   # Whitman Publishing Co, 2 Niagara Av, Ealing, London (undated), which   # I found in the UCLA library.   #   # A reliable and entertaining source about time zones is   # Derek Howse, Greenwich time and longitude, Philip Wilson Publishers (1997).   #   # Previous editions of this database used WAT, CAT, SAT, and EAT   # for +0:00 through +3:00, respectively, - # but Mark R V Murray <markm@grondar.za> reports that + # but Mark R V Murray reports that   # `SAST' is the official abbreviation for +2:00 in the country of South Africa,   # `CAT' is commonly used for +2:00 in countries north of South Africa, and   # `WAT' is probably the best name for +1:00, as the common phrase for   # the area that includes Nigeria is ``West Africa''.   # He has heard of ``Western Sahara Time'' for +0:00 but can find no reference.   #   # To make things confusing, `WAT' seems to have been used for -1:00 long ago;   # I'd guess that this was because people needed _some_ name for -1:00,   # and at the time, far west Africa was the only major land area in -1:00.   # This usage is now obsolete, as the last use of -1:00 on the African
pike.git/lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/africa:48:   # 2:00 SAST South Africa Standard Time   # and Murray suggests the following abbreviation:   # 1:00 WAT West Africa Time   # I realize that this leads to `WAT' being used for both -1:00 and 1:00   # for times before 1976, but this is the best I can think of   # until we get more information.   #   # I invented the following abbreviations; corrections are welcome!   # 2:00 WAST West Africa Summer Time   # 2:30 BEAT British East Africa Time (no longer used) - # 2:45 BEAUT British East Africa Unified Time (no longer used) + # 2:44:45 BEAUT British East Africa Unified Time (no longer used)   # 3:00 CAST Central Africa Summer Time (no longer used)   # 3:00 SAST South Africa Summer Time (no longer used)   # 3:00 EAT East Africa Time   # 4:00 EAST East Africa Summer Time (no longer used)      # Algeria   # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Algeria 1916 only - Jun 14 23:00s 1:00 S - Rule Algeria 1916 1919 - Oct Sun<=7 23:00s 0 - + Rule Algeria 1916 1919 - Oct Sun>=1 23:00s 0 -   Rule Algeria 1917 only - Mar 24 23:00s 1:00 S   Rule Algeria 1918 only - Mar 9 23:00s 1:00 S   Rule Algeria 1919 only - Mar 1 23:00s 1:00 S   Rule Algeria 1920 only - Feb 14 23:00s 1:00 S   Rule Algeria 1920 only - Oct 23 23:00s 0 -   Rule Algeria 1921 only - Mar 14 23:00s 1:00 S   Rule Algeria 1921 only - Jun 21 23:00s 0 -   Rule Algeria 1939 only - Sep 11 23:00s 1:00 S   Rule Algeria 1939 only - Nov 19 1:00 0 - - Rule Algeria 1944 1945 - Apr Mon<=7 2:00 1:00 S + Rule Algeria 1944 1945 - Apr Mon>=1 2:00 1:00 S   Rule Algeria 1944 only - Oct 8 2:00 0 -   Rule Algeria 1945 only - Sep 16 1:00 0 -   Rule Algeria 1971 only - Apr 25 23:00s 1:00 S   Rule Algeria 1971 only - Sep 26 23:00s 0 -   Rule Algeria 1977 only - May 6 0:00 1:00 S   Rule Algeria 1977 only - Oct 21 0:00 0 -   Rule Algeria 1978 only - Mar 24 1:00 1:00 S   Rule Algeria 1978 only - Sep 22 3:00 0 -   Rule Algeria 1980 only - Apr 25 0:00 1:00 S   Rule Algeria 1980 only - Oct 31 2:00 0 - - # Shanks gives 0:09 for Paris Mean Time; go with Howse's more precise 0:09:21. + # Shanks & Pottenger give 0:09:20 for Paris Mean Time; go with Howse's + # more precise 0:09:21.   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Algiers 0:12:12 - LMT 1891 Mar 15 0:01    0:09:21 - PMT 1911 Mar 11 # Paris Mean Time    0:00 Algeria WE%sT 1940 Feb 25 2:00    1:00 Algeria CE%sT 1946 Oct 7    0:00 - WET 1956 Jan 29    1:00 - CET 1963 Apr 14    0:00 Algeria WE%sT 1977 Oct 21    1:00 Algeria CE%sT 1979 Oct 26    0:00 Algeria WE%sT 1981 May    1:00 - CET      # Angola   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Luanda 0:52:56 - LMT 1892 -  0:52:04 - LMT 1911 May 26 # Luanda Mean Time? +  0:52:04 - AOT 1911 May 26 # Angola Time    1:00 - WAT      # Benin - # Whitman says they switched to 1:00 in 1946, not 1934; go with Shanks. + # Whitman says they switched to 1:00 in 1946, not 1934; + # go with Shanks & Pottenger.   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Porto-Novo 0:10:28 - LMT 1912    0:00 - GMT 1934 Feb 26    1:00 - WAT      # Botswana   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Gaborone 1:43:40 - LMT 1885    2:00 - CAT 1943 Sep 19 2:00    2:00 1:00 CAST 1944 Mar 19 2:00
pike.git/lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/africa:122:   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Ouagadougou -0:06:04 - LMT 1912    0:00 - GMT      # Burundi   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Bujumbura 1:57:28 - LMT 1890    2:00 - CAT      # Cameroon - # Whitman says they switched to 1:00 in 1920; go with Shanks. + # Whitman says they switched to 1:00 in 1920; go with Shanks & Pottenger.   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Douala 0:38:48 - LMT 1912    1:00 - WAT      # Cape Verde   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Atlantic/Cape_Verde -1:34:04 - LMT 1907 # Praia    -2:00 - CVT 1942 Sep    -2:00 1:00 CVST 1945 Oct 15    -2:00 - CVT 1975 Nov 25 2:00
pike.git/lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/africa:201:   Rule Egypt 1959 1965 - Sep 30 3:00 0 -   Rule Egypt 1966 1994 - Oct 1 3:00 0 -   Rule Egypt 1982 only - Jul 25 1:00 1:00 S   Rule Egypt 1983 only - Jul 12 1:00 1:00 S   Rule Egypt 1984 1988 - May 1 1:00 1:00 S   Rule Egypt 1989 only - May 6 1:00 1:00 S   Rule Egypt 1990 1994 - May 1 1:00 1:00 S   # IATA (after 1990) says transitions are at 0:00.   # Go with IATA starting in 1995, except correct 1995 entry from 09-30 to 09-29.   Rule Egypt 1995 max - Apr lastFri 0:00s 1:00 S - Rule Egypt 1995 max - Sep lastThu 23:00s 0 - + Rule Egypt 1995 2005 - Sep lastThu 23:00s 0 - + # From Steffen Thorsen (2006-09-19): + # The Egyptian Gazette, issue 41,090 (2006-09-18), page 1, reports: + # Egypt will turn back clocks by one hour at the midnight of Thursday + # after observing the daylight saving time since May. + # http://news.gom.com.eg/gazette/pdf/2006/09/18/01.pdf + Rule Egypt 2006 only - Sep 21 23:00s 0 - + Rule Egypt 2007 max - Sep lastThu 23:00s 0 -      # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Cairo 2:05:00 - LMT 1900 Oct    2:00 Egypt EE%sT      # Equatorial Guinea   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Malabo 0:35:08 - LMT 1912    0:00 - GMT 1963 Dec 15    1:00 - WAT      # Eritrea   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Africa/Asmera 2:35:32 - LMT 1870 -  2:35:32 - AMT 1890 # Asmera Mean Time + Zone Africa/Asmara 2:35:32 - LMT 1870 +  2:35:32 - AMT 1890 # Asmara Mean Time    2:35:20 - ADMT 1936 May 5 # Adis Dera MT    3:00 - EAT      # Ethiopia - # From Paul Eggert (1997-10-05): - # Shanks writes that Ethiopia had six narrowly-spaced time zones between - # 1870 and 1890, and that they merged to 38E50 (2:35:20) in 1890. + # From Paul Eggert (2006-03-22): + # Shanks & Pottenger write that Ethiopia had six narrowly-spaced time zones + # between 1870 and 1890, and that they merged to 38E50 (2:35:20) in 1890.   # We'll guess that 38E50 is for Adis Dera.   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Addis_Ababa 2:34:48 - LMT 1870    2:35:20 - ADMT 1936 May 5 # Adis Dera MT    3:00 - EAT      # Gabon   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Libreville 0:37:48 - LMT 1912    1:00 - WAT      # Gambia   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Banjul -1:06:36 - LMT 1912    -1:06:36 - BMT 1935 # Banjul Mean Time    -1:00 - WAT 1964    0:00 - GMT      # Ghana   # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S - # Whitman says DST was observed from 1931 to ``the present''; go with Shanks. + # Whitman says DST was observed from 1931 to ``the present''; + # go with Shanks & Pottenger.   Rule Ghana 1936 1942 - Sep 1 0:00 0:20 GHST   Rule Ghana 1936 1942 - Dec 31 0:00 0 GMT   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Accra -0:00:52 - LMT 1918    0:00 Ghana %s      # Guinea   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Conakry -0:54:52 - LMT 1912    0:00 - GMT 1934 Feb 26
pike.git/lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/africa:269:   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Bissau -1:02:20 - LMT 1911 May 26    -1:00 - WAT 1975    0:00 - GMT      # Kenya   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Nairobi 2:27:16 - LMT 1928 Jul    3:00 - EAT 1930    2:30 - BEAT 1940 -  2:45 - BEAUT 1960 +  2:44:45 - BEAUT 1960    3:00 - EAT      # Lesotho   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Maseru 1:50:00 - LMT 1903 Mar    2:00 - SAST 1943 Sep 19 2:00    2:00 1:00 SAST 1944 Mar 19 2:00    2:00 - SAST      # Liberia - # From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1993-11-18): + # From Paul Eggert (2006-03-22):   # In 1972 Liberia was the last country to switch - # from a UTC offset that was not a multiple of 15 minutes. + # from a UTC offset that was not a multiple of 15 or 20 minutes.   # Howse reports that it was in honor of their president's birthday. - # Shanks reports the date as May 1, whereas Howse reports Jan; go with Shanks. - # For Liberia before 1972, Shanks reports -0:44, whereas Howse and Whitman - # each report -0:44:30; go with the more precise figure. + # Shank & Pottenger report the date as May 1, whereas Howse reports Jan; + # go with Shanks & Pottenger. + # For Liberia before 1972, Shanks & Pottenger report -0:44, whereas Howse and + # Whitman each report -0:44:30; go with the more precise figure.   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Monrovia -0:43:08 - LMT 1882    -0:43:08 - MMT 1919 Mar # Monrovia Mean Time    -0:44:30 - LRT 1972 May # Liberia Time    0:00 - GMT      ###############################################################################      # Libya   
pike.git/lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/africa:310:   Rule Libya 1953 only - Oct 9 2:00 1:00 S   Rule Libya 1954 only - Jan 1 0:00 0 -   Rule Libya 1955 only - Sep 30 0:00 1:00 S   Rule Libya 1956 only - Jan 1 0:00 0 -   Rule Libya 1982 1984 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S   Rule Libya 1982 1985 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -   Rule Libya 1985 only - Apr 6 0:00 1:00 S   Rule Libya 1986 only - Apr 4 0:00 1:00 S   Rule Libya 1986 only - Oct 3 0:00 0 -   Rule Libya 1987 1989 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S - Rule Libya 1987 1990 - Oct 1 0:00 0 - + Rule Libya 1987 1989 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Tripoli 0:52:44 - LMT 1920    1:00 Libya CE%sT 1959    2:00 - EET 1982    1:00 Libya CE%sT 1990 May 4 - # The following entries are all from Shanks; + # The following entries are from Shanks & Pottenger;   # the IATA SSIM data contain some obvious errors.    2:00 - EET 1996 Sep 30    1:00 - CET 1997 Apr 4    1:00 1:00 CEST 1997 Oct 4    2:00 - EET      # Madagascar   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Indian/Antananarivo 3:10:04 - LMT 1911 Jul    3:00 - EAT 1954 Feb 27 23:00s
pike.git/lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/africa:341:   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Blantyre 2:20:00 - LMT 1903 Mar    2:00 - CAT      # Mali   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Bamako -0:32:00 - LMT 1912    0:00 - GMT 1934 Feb 26    -1:00 - WAT 1960 Jun 20    0:00 - GMT - # no longer different from Bamako, but too famous to omit - Zone Africa/Timbuktu -0:12:04 - LMT 1912 -  0:00 - GMT +       # Mauritania   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Nouakchott -1:03:48 - LMT 1912    0:00 - GMT 1934 Feb 26    -1:00 - WAT 1960 Nov 28    0:00 - GMT      # Mauritius   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
pike.git/lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/africa:398:   Zone Africa/El_Aaiun -0:52:48 - LMT 1934 Jan    -1:00 - WAT 1976 Apr 14    0:00 - WET      # Mozambique   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Maputo 2:10:20 - LMT 1903 Mar    2:00 - CAT      # Namibia - # The 1994-04-03 transition is from Shanks. - # Shanks reports no DST after 1998-04; go with IATA. + # The 1994-04-03 transition is from Shanks & Pottenger. + # Shanks & Pottenger report no DST after 1998-04; go with IATA.   # RULE NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Namibia 1994 max - Sep Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 S   Rule Namibia 1995 max - Apr Sun>=1 2:00 0 -   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Windhoek 1:08:24 - LMT 1892 Feb 8    1:30 - SWAT 1903 Mar # SW Africa Time    2:00 - SAST 1942 Sep 20 2:00    2:00 1:00 SAST 1943 Mar 21 2:00    2:00 - SAST 1990 Mar 21 # independence    2:00 - CAT 1994 Apr 3
pike.git/lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/africa:474:   # Senegal   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Dakar -1:09:44 - LMT 1912    -1:00 - WAT 1941 Jun    0:00 - GMT      # Seychelles   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Indian/Mahe 3:41:48 - LMT 1906 Jun # Victoria    4:00 - SCT # Seychelles Time + # From Paul Eggert (2001-05-30): + # Aldabra, Farquhar, and Desroches, originally dependencies of the + # Seychelles, were transferred to the British Indian Ocean Territory + # in 1965 and returned to Seychelles control in 1976. We don't know + # whether this affected their time zone, so omit this for now. + # Possibly the islands were uninhabited.      # Sierra Leone   # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S - # Whitman gives Mar 31 - Aug 31 for 1931 on; go with Shanks. + # Whitman gives Mar 31 - Aug 31 for 1931 on; go with Shanks & Pottenger.   Rule SL 1935 1942 - Jun 1 0:00 0:40 SLST   Rule SL 1935 1942 - Oct 1 0:00 0 WAT   Rule SL 1957 1962 - Jun 1 0:00 1:00 SLST   Rule SL 1957 1962 - Sep 1 0:00 0 GMT   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Freetown -0:53:00 - LMT 1882    -0:53:00 - FMT 1913 Jun # Freetown Mean Time    -1:00 SL %s 1957    0:00 SL %s   
pike.git/lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/africa:535:      # Swaziland   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Mbabane 2:04:24 - LMT 1903 Mar    2:00 - SAST      # Tanzania   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Dar_es_Salaam 2:37:08 - LMT 1931    3:00 - EAT 1948 -  2:45 - BEAUT 1961 +  2:44:45 - BEAUT 1961    3:00 - EAT      # Togo   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Lome 0:04:52 - LMT 1893    0:00 - GMT      # Tunisia -  +  + # From Gwillim Law (2005-04-30): + # My correspondent, Risto Nykanen, has alerted me to another adoption of DST, + # this time in Tunisia. According to Yahoo France News + # <http://fr.news.yahoo.com/050426/5/4dumk.html>, in a story attributed to AP + # and dated 2005-04-26, "Tunisia has decided to advance its official time by + # one hour, starting on Sunday, May 1. Henceforth, Tunisian time will be + # UTC+2 instead of UTC+1. The change will take place at 23:00 UTC next + # Saturday." (My translation) + # + # From Oscar van Vlijmen (2005-05-02): + # LaPresse, the first national daily newspaper ... + # <http://www.lapresse.tn/archives/archives280405/actualites/lheure.html> + # ... DST for 2005: on: Sun May 1 0h standard time, off: Fri Sept. 30, + # 1h standard time. + # + # From Atef Loukil (2006-03-28): + # The daylight saving time will be the same each year: + # Beginning : the last Sunday of March at 02:00 + # Ending : the last Sunday of October at 03:00 ... + # http://www.tap.info.tn/en/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1188&Itemid=50 +    # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Tunisia 1939 only - Apr 15 23:00s 1:00 S   Rule Tunisia 1939 only - Nov 18 23:00s 0 -   Rule Tunisia 1940 only - Feb 25 23:00s 1:00 S   Rule Tunisia 1941 only - Oct 6 0:00 0 -   Rule Tunisia 1942 only - Mar 9 0:00 1:00 S   Rule Tunisia 1942 only - Nov 2 3:00 0 -   Rule Tunisia 1943 only - Mar 29 2:00 1:00 S   Rule Tunisia 1943 only - Apr 17 2:00 0 -   Rule Tunisia 1943 only - Apr 25 2:00 1:00 S
pike.git/lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/africa:566:   Rule Tunisia 1944 only - Oct 8 0:00 0 -   Rule Tunisia 1945 only - Sep 16 0:00 0 -   Rule Tunisia 1977 only - Apr 30 0:00s 1:00 S   Rule Tunisia 1977 only - Sep 24 0:00s 0 -   Rule Tunisia 1978 only - May 1 0:00s 1:00 S   Rule Tunisia 1978 only - Oct 1 0:00s 0 -   Rule Tunisia 1988 only - Jun 1 0:00s 1:00 S   Rule Tunisia 1988 1990 - Sep lastSun 0:00s 0 -   Rule Tunisia 1989 only - Mar 26 0:00s 1:00 S   Rule Tunisia 1990 only - May 1 0:00s 1:00 S - # Shanks gives 0:09 for Paris Mean Time; go with Howse's more precise 0:09:21. - # Shanks says the 1911 switch occurred on Mar 9; go with Howse's Mar 11. + Rule Tunisia 2005 only - May 1 0:00s 1:00 S + Rule Tunisia 2005 only - Sep 30 1:00s 0 - + Rule Tunisia 2006 max - Mar lastSun 2:00s 1:00 S + Rule Tunisia 2006 max - Oct lastSun 2:00s 0 - + # Shanks & Pottenger give 0:09:20 for Paris Mean Time; go with Howse's + # more precise 0:09:21. + # Shanks & Pottenger say the 1911 switch was on Mar 9; go with Howse's Mar 11.   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Tunis 0:40:44 - LMT 1881 May 12    0:09:21 - PMT 1911 Mar 11 # Paris Mean Time    1:00 Tunisia CE%sT      # Uganda   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Kampala 2:09:40 - LMT 1928 Jul    3:00 - EAT 1930    2:30 - BEAT 1948 -  2:45 - BEAUT 1957 +  2:44:45 - BEAUT 1957    3:00 - EAT      # Zambia   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Lusaka 1:53:08 - LMT 1903 Mar    2:00 - CAT      # Zimbabwe   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Harare 2:04:12 - LMT 1903 Mar    2:00 - CAT