aboutsummaryrefslogtreecommitdiff
path: root/share/zoneinfo/africa
diff options
context:
space:
mode:
authorRuslan Ermilov <ru@FreeBSD.org>2000-03-29 13:31:51 +0000
committerRuslan Ermilov <ru@FreeBSD.org>2000-03-29 13:31:51 +0000
commite64bdc7f2af5c911edeebe8ca37e6fb73ea846ba (patch)
tree836b6fb026f4c578b04067d97e85ed740b909b59 /share/zoneinfo/africa
parentd52b82b0a44af06c5396a0195fa2b76fc8ac983f (diff)
downloadsrc-e64bdc7f2af5c911edeebe8ca37e6fb73ea846ba.tar.gz
src-e64bdc7f2af5c911edeebe8ca37e6fb73ea846ba.zip
New timezone data.vendor/tzdata/tzdata2000d
Obtained from: ftp://elsie.nci.nih.gov/pub/tzdata2000d.tar.gz
Notes
Notes: svn path=/vendor/tzdata/dist/; revision=58782 svn path=/vendor/tzdata/tzdata2000d/; revision=58784; tag=vendor/tzdata/tzdata2000d
Diffstat (limited to 'share/zoneinfo/africa')
-rw-r--r--share/zoneinfo/africa66
1 files changed, 30 insertions, 36 deletions
diff --git a/share/zoneinfo/africa b/share/zoneinfo/africa
index 2585a7912aec..8a7467d6a65d 100644
--- a/share/zoneinfo/africa
+++ b/share/zoneinfo/africa
@@ -1,16 +1,16 @@
-# @(#)africa 7.26
+# @(#)africa 7.33
# 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> (1997-10-05):
+# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1999-03-22):
#
# A good source for time zone historical data outside the U.S. is
-# Thomas G. Shanks, The International Atlas (4th edition),
-# San Diego: ACS Publications, Inc. (1995).
+# Thomas G. Shanks, The International Atlas (5th edition),
+# San Diego: ACS Publications, Inc. (1999).
#
-# Gwillim Law <LAW@encmail.encompass.com> writes that a good source
+# Gwillim Law <Gwil_Law@bridge-point.com> 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
@@ -24,8 +24,7 @@
# I found in the UCLA library.
#
# A reliable and entertaining source about time zones is
-# Derek Howse, Greenwich time and the discovery of the longitude,
-# Oxford University Press (1980).
+# 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,
@@ -208,7 +207,7 @@ 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 Fri>=22 0:00s 1:00 S
+Rule Egypt 1995 max - Apr lastFri 0:00s 1:00 S
Rule Egypt 1995 max - Sep lastThu 23:00s 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
@@ -295,8 +294,6 @@ Zone Africa/Maseru 1:50:00 - LMT 1903 Mar
# 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.
-#
-# From Shanks, as corrected by Whitman:
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Africa/Monrovia -0:43:08 - LMT 1882
-0:43:08 - MMT 1919 Mar # Monrovia Mean Time
@@ -321,18 +318,16 @@ 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 1990 only - May 4 0:00 1:00 S
-Rule Libya 1996 only - Mar 30 2:00s 1:00 S
-Rule Libya 1996 only - Sep 30 2:00s 0 -
-Rule Libya 1997 only - Apr 4 0:00 1:00 S
-Rule Libya 1997 only - Oct 4 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 1991
- 2:00 - EET 1996 Mar 30 3:00
- 1:00 Libya CE%sT 1997 Oct 4 0:00
+ 1:00 Libya CE%sT 1990 May 4
+# The following entries are all from Shanks;
+# 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
@@ -410,8 +405,8 @@ Zone Africa/Maputo 2:10:20 - LMT 1903 Mar
2:00 - CAT
# Namibia
-# Shanks says DST transitions are at 0:00; go with IATA.
# The 1994-04-03 transition is from Shanks.
+# Shanks reports 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 -
@@ -443,10 +438,9 @@ Zone Indian/Reunion 3:41:52 - LMT 1911 Jun # Saint-Denis
#
# Scattered Islands (Iles Eparses) administered from Reunion are as follows.
# The following information about them is taken from
-# <a href="http://www.outre-mer.gouv.fr/domtom/ile.htm">
-# Iles Eparses
-# </a>
-# (1997-07-22, in French). We have no info about their time zone histories.
+# Iles Eparses (www.outre-mer.gouv.fr/domtom/ile.htm, 1997-07-22, in French;
+# no longer available as of 1999-08-17).
+# We have no info about their time zone histories.
#
# Bassas da India - uninhabited
# Europa Island - inhabited from 1905 to 1910 by two families
@@ -460,9 +454,6 @@ Zone Africa/Kigali 2:00:16 - LMT 1935 Jun
2:00 - CAT
# St Helena
-# From Paul Eggert (1997-10-05):
-# Shanks says St Helena was 1W26 (-0:05:44) from 1890 to 1951,
-# but this is most likely a typo for 5W42, the longitude of Jamestown.
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Atlantic/St_Helena -0:22:48 - LMT 1890 # Jamestown
-0:22:48 - JMT 1951 # Jamestown Mean Time
@@ -470,7 +461,8 @@ Zone Atlantic/St_Helena -0:22:48 - LMT 1890 # Jamestown
# The other parts of the St Helena territory are similar:
# Tristan da Cunha: on GMT, say Whitman and the CIA
# Ascension: on GMT, says usno1995 and the CIA
-# Gough (scientific station since 1955): on GMT, says the CIA
+# Gough (scientific station since 1955; sealers wintered previously):
+# on GMT, says the CIA
# Inaccessible, Nightingale: no information, but probably GMT
# Sao Tome and Principe
@@ -518,18 +510,19 @@ Rule SA 1943 1944 - Mar Sun>=15 2:00 0 -
Zone Africa/Johannesburg 1:52:00 - LMT 1892 Feb 8
1:30 - SAST 1903 Mar
2:00 SA SAST
-# Shanks erroneously claims that most of South Africa switched to 1:00
-# on 1994-04-03 at 00:00.
-#
# Marion and Prince Edward Is
-# weather station since 1947
+# scientific station since 1947
# no information
# Sudan
-# From Michael Ross <mross@antigone.com> (1995-11-15):
-# Sudan no longer observes any form of daylight time change.
-# I verified this today by telephone with the Sudan Mission to the
-# United Nations: 212-573-6033
+#
+# From <a href="http://www.sunanews.net/sn13jane.html">
+# Sudan News Agency (2000-01-13)
+# </a>, also reported by Michael De Beukelaer-Dossche via Steffen Thorsen:
+# Clocks will be moved ahead for 60 minutes all over the Sudan as of noon
+# Saturday.... This was announced Thursday by Caretaker State Minister for
+# Manpower Abdul-Rahman Nur-Eddin.
+#
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Sudan 1970 only - May 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Sudan 1970 1985 - Oct 15 0:00 0 -
@@ -537,7 +530,8 @@ Rule Sudan 1971 only - Apr 30 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Sudan 1972 1985 - Apr lastSun 0:00 1:00 S
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Africa/Khartoum 2:10:08 - LMT 1931
- 2:00 Sudan CA%sT
+ 2:00 Sudan CA%sT 2000 Jan 15 12:00
+ 3:00 - EAT
# Swaziland
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]