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pike.git/lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/europe:1: - # @(#)europe 7.73 + # @(#)europe 7.74      # 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> (1999-10-29):   # 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).   #
pike.git/lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/europe:157:   # I remember reading in various wartime issues of the London Times the   # acronym BDST for British Double Summer Time. Look for the published   # time of sunrise and sunset in The Times, when BDST was in effect, and   # if you find a zone reference it will say, "All times B.D.S.T."      # From Joseph S. Myers (1999-09-02):   # ... some military cables (WO 219/4100 - this is a copy from the   # main SHAEF archives held in the US National Archives, SHAEF/5252/8/516)   # agree that the usage is BDST (this appears in a message dated 17 Feb 1945).    - # Howse writes (p 157) `DBST'; let's assume this is a typo. + # From Joseph S. Meyers (2000-08-10): + # On 18th April 1941, Sir Stephen Tallents of the BBC wrote to Sir + # Alexander Maxwell of the Home Office asking whether there was any + # official designation; the reply of the 21st was that there wasn't + # but he couldn't think of anything better than the "Double British + # Summer Time" that the BBC had been using informally. + # I've put a copy of the Home Office letter at + # http://student.cusu.cam.ac.uk/~jsm28/british-time/ho-19410421.png + # and the BBC letter may follow if I get permission from the BBC.    -  + # From Sir Alexander Maxwell in the above-mentioned letter (1941-04-21): + # [N]o official designation has as far as I know been adopted for the time + # which is to be introduced in May.... + # I cannot think of anything better than "Double British Summer Time" + # which could not be said to run counter to any official description. +  + # From Paul Eggert (2000-10-02): + # Howse writes (p 157) `DBST' too, but `BDST' seems to have been common + # and follows the more usual convention of putting the location name first, + # so we use `BDST'. +    # Peter Ilieve <peter@aldie.co.uk> (1998-04-19) described at length   # the history of summer time legislation in the United Kingdom.   # Since 1998 Joseph S. Myers <jsm28@cam.ac.uk> has been updating   # and extending this list, which can be found in   # <a href="http://student.cusu.cam.ac.uk/~jsm28/british-time/">   # History of legal time in Britain   # </a> (2000-02-12).      # From Joseph S. Myers <jsm28@cam.ac.uk> (1998-01-06):   #
pike.git/lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/europe:698:   # rules at least through 1984. Shanks says Scoresbysund and Godthab   # used C-Eur rules after 1980, but IATA SSIM (1991/1996) says they use EU   # rules since at least 1991. Assume EU rules since 1980.      #   # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Thule 1993 max - Apr Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 D   Rule Thule 1993 max - Oct lastSun 2:00 0 S   #   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone America/Scoresbysund -1:29:00 - LMT 1916 Jul 28 # Ittoqqortoormit + Zone America/Scoresbysund -1:29:00 - LMT 1916 Jul 28 # Ittoqqortoormiit    -2:00 - CGT 1980 Apr 6 2:00    -2:00 C-Eur CG%sT 1981 Mar 29    -1:00 EU EG%sT   Zone America/Godthab -3:26:56 - LMT 1916 Jul 28 # Nuuk    -3:00 - WGT 1980 Apr 6 2:00    -3:00 EU WG%sT - Zone America/Thule -4:35:08 - LMT 1916 Jul 28 # Pituffik + Zone America/Thule -4:35:08 - LMT 1916 Jul 28 # Pituffik air base    -4:00 Thule A%sT      # Estonia   # From Peter Ilieve <peter@memex.co.uk> (1994-10-15):   # A relative in Tallinn confirms the accuracy of the data for 1989 onwards   # [through 1994] and gives the legal authority for it,   # a regulation of the Government of Estonia, No. 111 of 1989....   #   # From Peter Ilieve <peter@aldie.co.uk> (1996-10-28):   # [IATA SSIM (1992/1996) claims that the Baltic republics switch at 01:00s,