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pike.git/lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/africa:1:   # This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of   # 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson.      # This file is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better,   # go ahead and edit the file (and please send any changes to   # tz@iana.org for general use in the future). For more, please see   # the file CONTRIBUTING in the tz distribution.    - # From Paul Eggert (2017-02-20): + # From Paul Eggert (2017-04-09):   #   # Unless otherwise specified, the source for data through 1990 is:   # Thomas G. Shanks and Rique Pottenger, The International Atlas (6th edition),   # San Diego: ACS Publications, Inc. (2003).   # Unfortunately this book contains many errors and cites no sources.   #   # Many years ago Gwillim Law wrote that a good source   # for time zone data was the International Air Transport   # Association's Standard Schedules Information Manual (IATA SSIM),   # published semiannually. Law sent in several helpful summaries
pike.git/lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/africa:45:   # +00 GMT Greenwich Mean Time   # +02 CAT Central Africa Time   # +02 SAST South Africa Standard Time   # and Murray suggested the following abbreviation:   # +01 WAT West Africa Time   # Murray's suggestion seems to have caught on in news reports and the like.   # I vaguely recall 'WAT' also being used for -01 in the past but   # cannot now come up with solid citations.   #   # I invented the following abbreviations; corrections are welcome! - # +02 WAST West Africa Summer Time + # +02 WAST West Africa Summer Time (no longer used)   # +03 CAST Central Africa Summer Time (no longer used)   # +03 SAST South Africa Summer Time (no longer used)   # +03 EAT East Africa Time   # 'EAT' also seems to have caught on; the others are rare but are paired   # with better-attested non-DST abbreviations.      # 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>=1 23:00s 0 -
pike.git/lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/africa:960:      # From Arthur David Olson (2017-08-09):   # The text of the "Namibia Time Act, 1994" is available online at   # www.lac.org.na/laws/1994/811.pdf   # and includes this nugget:   # Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (2) of section 1, the   # first winter period after the commencement of this Act shall   # commence at OOhOO on Monday 21 March 1994 and shall end at 02h00 on   # Sunday 4 September 1994.    + # From Michael Deckers (2017-04-06): + # ... both summer and winter time are called "standard" + # (which differs from the use in Ireland) ... +    # From Petronella Sibeene (2007-03-30):   # http://allafrica.com/stories/200703300178.html   # While the entire country changes its time, Katima Mulilo and other   # settlements in Caprivi unofficially will not because the sun there   # rises and sets earlier compared to other regions. Chief of   # Forecasting Riaan van Zyl explained that the far eastern parts of   # the country are close to 40 minutes earlier in sunrise than the rest   # of the country.   #   # From Paul Eggert (2017-02-22):
pike.git/lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/africa:985:      # From Steffen Thorsen (2017-08-09):   # Namibia is going to change their time zone to what is now their DST:   # https://www.newera.com.na/2017/02/23/namibias-winter-time-might-be-repealed/   # This video is from the government decision:   # https://www.nbc.na/news/na-passes-namibia-time-bill-repealing-1994-namibia-time-act.8665   # We have made the assumption so far that they will change their time zone at   # the same time they would normally start DST, the first Sunday in September:   # https://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/namibia-new-time-zone.html    + # From Paul Eggert (2017-04-09): + # Before the change, summer and winter time were both standard time legally. + # However in common parlance, winter time was considered to be DST. See, e.g.: + # http://www.nbc.na/news/namibias-winter-time-could-be-scrapped.2706 + # https://zone.my.na/news/times-are-changing-in-namibia + # https://www.newera.com.na/2017/02/23/namibias-winter-time-might-be-repealed/ + # Use plain "WAT" and "CAT" for the time zone abbreviations, to be compatible + # with Namibia's neighbors. +    # RULE NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S - Rule Namibia 1994 only - Mar 21 0:00 0 - - Rule Namibia 1994 2016 - Sep Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 S - Rule Namibia 1995 2017 - Apr Sun>=1 2:00 0 - + # Vanguard section, for zic and other parsers that support negative DST. + Rule Namibia 1994 only - Mar 21 0:00 -1:00 WAT + Rule Namibia 1994 2017 - Sep Sun>=1 2:00 0 CAT + Rule Namibia 1995 2017 - Apr Sun>=1 2:00 -1:00 WAT + # Rearguard section, for parsers that do not support negative DST. + #Rule Namibia 1994 only - Mar 21 0:00 0 WAT + #Rule Namibia 1994 2017 - Sep Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 CAT + #Rule Namibia 1995 2017 - Apr Sun>=1 2:00 0 WAT + # End of rearguard section. +    # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Windhoek 1:08:24 - LMT 1892 Feb 8    1:30 - +0130 1903 Mar    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 Mar 21 0:00 -  1:00 Namibia WA%sT 2017 Sep 3 2:00 -  2:00 - CAT + # Vanguard section, for zic and other parsers that support negative DST. +  2:00 Namibia %s + # Rearguard section, for parsers that do not support negative DST. + # 2:00 - CAT 1994 Mar 21 0:00 + # From Paul Eggert (2017-04-07): + # The official date of the 2017 rule change was 2017-10-24. See: + # http://www.lac.org.na/laws/annoSTAT/Namibian%20Time%20Act%209%20of%202017.pdf + # 1:00 Namibia %s 2017 Oct 24 + # 2:00 - CAT + # End of rearguard section.      # Niger   # See Africa/Lagos.      # Nigeria   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Africa/Lagos 0:13:36 - LMT 1919 Sep    1:00 - WAT   Link Africa/Lagos Africa/Bangui # Central African Republic   Link Africa/Lagos Africa/Brazzaville # Rep. of the Congo