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authorGarrett Wollman <wollman@FreeBSD.org>1996-11-19 19:09:28 +0000
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Latest timezone data files from Arthur Olson
Notes
Notes: svn path=/vendor/tzdata/dist/; revision=19876
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+++ b/share/zoneinfo/asia
@@ -1,10 +1,10 @@
-# @(#)asia 7.23
+# @(#)asia 7.25
# 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> (1995-12-19):
+# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1995-07-24):
#
# A good source for time zone historical data outside the U.S. is
# Thomas G. Shanks, The International Atlas (3rd edition),
@@ -25,42 +25,20 @@
# std dst
# LMT Local Mean Time
# LST Local Star Time (Russian ``mestnoe zvezdnoe vremya'')
-# 2:00 EET EET DST Eastern European Time
+# 2:00 EET EEST Eastern European Time
# 2:00 IST IDT Israel
# 3:00 AST ADT Arabia*
-# 3:00 BSK BSD Baku (was 4:00)*
-# 3:30 IST IDT Iran
-# 4:00 AMST AMDT Armenia (was 3:00) (was YSK, YSD)*
-# 4:00 TBSK TBSD Tbilisi (was 3:00)*
-# 4:00 GST GDT Gulf*
-# 4:30 AFT Afghanistan*
-# 5:00 ASK ASD Aktau (was SHSK, SHSD)*
-# 5:00 ASK ASD Ashkhabad (was 4:00)*
-# 5:00 BSK BSD Bishkek (was 6:00) (was FSK, FSD)*
-# 5:00 PKT Pakistan*
-# 5:00 TSK TSD Tashkent (was 6:00)*
-# 5:30 IST IST India
-# 5:45 NPT Nepal*
-# 6:00 AASK AASD Alma-Ata (was 5:00)*
-# 6:00 BGT Bengal, Bangladesh*
-# 6:00 DSK DSD Dushanbe (was 5:00)*
-# 6:30 BMT Burma*
+# 4:00 GST Gulf*
+# 5:30 IST India
# 7:00 ICT Indochina*
-# 7:00 JVT Java*
-# 8:00 BNT Borneo, Brunei*
-# 8:00 CST CDT China
-# 8:00 HKT HKST Hong Kong
-# 8:00 PST PDT Philippines*
-# 8:00 SGT Singapore
-# 8:00 UST UDT Ulan Bator*
-# 9:00 JST JDT Japan
-# 9:00 KST KDT Korea
-# 9:00 MLT Moluccas*
-# 9:30 CST Australian Central Standard Time
+# 8:00 CST China
+# 9:00 JST Japan
+# 9:00 KST Korea
+# 9:30 CST (Australian) Central Standard Time
#
# See the `europe' file for Russia and Turkey in Asia.
#
-# See the `africa' file for Zone naming conventions.
+# See the `africa' file for time zone naming and abbreviation conventions.
# From Guy Harris:
# Incorporates data for Singapore from Robert Elz' asia 1.1, as well as
@@ -72,15 +50,15 @@
# These rules for Russia are stolen from the `europe' file.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
-Rule RussiaAsia 1981 1984 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule RussiaAsia 1981 1983 - Oct 1 0:00 0 K
-Rule RussiaAsia 1984 max - Sep lastSun 2:00s 0 K
-Rule RussiaAsia 1985 max - Mar lastSun 2:00s 1:00 D
+Rule RussiaAsia 1981 1984 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule RussiaAsia 1981 1983 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
+Rule RussiaAsia 1984 max - Sep lastSun 2:00s 0 -
+Rule RussiaAsia 1985 max - Mar lastSun 2:00s 1:00 S
# Afghanistan
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Kabul 4:36:48 - LMT 1890
- 4:00 - GST 1945
+ 4:00 - AFT 1945
4:30 - AFT
# Armenia
@@ -90,30 +68,27 @@ Zone Asia/Kabul 4:36:48 - LMT 1890
# <edd@AIC.NET> reported today that Yerevan probably won't use DST this year,
# though it did use DST in 1995. We guess Yerevan stayed in sync with Moscow
# between 1990 and 1995, but stopped using DST in 1996.
-# Der-Danieliantz also asked for a better abbreviation than `YSK'
-# after independence. Apparently no abbreviation is in common use;
-# use `AMST/AMDT' since `AM' is the ISO country code for Armenia.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
-Rule Armenia 1992 1995 - Sep lastSun 2:00s 0 S
-Rule Armenia 1992 1995 - Mar lastSun 2:00s 1:00 D
+Rule Armenia 1991 1995 - Mar lastSun 2:00s 1:00 S
+Rule Armenia 1991 1995 - Sep lastSun 2:00s 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Yerevan 2:58:00 - LMT 1924 May 2
- 3:00 - YSK 1957 Mar
- 4:00 RussiaAsia YS%s 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
- 3:00 1:00 YSD 1991 Sep 29 2:00s
- 3:00 - AMST 1992 Jan 19 2:00s
- 4:00 Armenia AM%sT 1996
- 4:00 - AMST
+ 3:00 - YERT 1957 Mar # Yerevan Time
+ 4:00 RussiaAsia YER%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
+ 3:00 1:00 YERST 1991 Sep 23 # independence
+ 3:00 Armenia AM%sT 1992 Jan 19 2:00s # Armenia Time
+ 4:00 Armenia AM%sT
# Azerbaijan
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Baku 3:19:24 - LMT 1924 May 2
- 3:00 - BSK 1957 Mar
- 4:00 RussiaAsia BS%s 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
- 3:00 1:00 BSD 1991 Sep 29 2:00s
- 3:00 - BSK
+ 3:00 - BAKT 1957 Mar # Baku Time
+ 4:00 RussiaAsia BAK%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
+ 3:00 1:00 BAKST 1991 Aug 30 # independence
+ 3:00 RussiaAsia AZ%sT 1992 # Azerbaijan Time
+ 3:00 - AZT
# Shanks has Baku using Russian DST rules after 1991,
-# but usno1995 has Azerbaijan with no DST. Go with usno1995.
+# but usno1995 has Azerbaijan with no DST. Guess no DST after 1991.
# Bahrain
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
@@ -124,22 +99,23 @@ Zone Asia/Bahrain 3:22:20 - LMT 1920 # Al-Manamah
# Bangladesh
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Dacca 6:01:40 - LMT 1890
- 5:53 - CMT 1941 Oct # Calcutta Mean Time
- 6:30 - BMT 1942 May 15
+ 5:53:20 - HMT 1941 Oct # Howrah Mean Time?
+ 6:30 - BURT 1942 May 15 # Burma Time
5:30 - IST 1942 Sep
- 6:30 - BMT 1951 Sep 30
- 6:00 - BGT
+ 6:30 - BURT 1951 Sep 30
+ 6:00 - DACT 1971 Mar 26 # Dacca Time
+ 6:00 - BDT # Bangladesh Time
# Bhutan
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Thimbu 5:58:36 - LMT 1947 Aug 15
5:30 - IST 1987 Oct
- 6:00 - BGT
+ 6:00 - BTT # Bhutan Time
# British Indian Ocean Territory
# From Whitman:
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
-Zone Indian/Chagos 5:00 - PKT
+Zone Indian/Chagos 5:00 - IOT # BIOT Time
# Brunei
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
@@ -150,15 +126,15 @@ Zone Asia/Brunei 7:39:40 - LMT 1926 Mar # Bandar Seri Begawan
# Burma / Myanmar
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Rangoon 6:24:40 - LMT 1880 # or Yangon
- 6:25 - RMT 1920
- 6:30 - BMT 1942 May
+ 6:24:36 - RMT 1920 # Rangoon Mean Time?
+ 6:30 - BURT 1942 May # Burma Time
9:00 - JST 1945 May 3
- 6:30 - BMT
+ 6:30 - MMT # Myanmar Time
# Cambodia
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Phnom_Penh 6:59:40 - LMT 1906 Jun 9
- 7:06 - SMT 1911 Mar 11 0:01 # Saigon MT
+ 7:06:20 - SMT 1911 Mar 11 0:01 # Saigon MT?
7:00 - ICT 1912 May
8:00 - ICT 1931 May
7:00 - ICT
@@ -168,8 +144,8 @@ Zone Asia/Phnom_Penh 6:59:40 - LMT 1906 Jun 9
# From Guy Harris:
# People's Republic of China. Yes, they really have only one time zone.
-# From Bob Devine (January 28, 1988):
-# No they don't. See TIME mag, February 17, 1986 p.52. Even though
+# From Bob Devine (1988-01-28):
+# No they don't. See TIME mag, 1986-02-17 p.52. Even though
# China is across 4 physical time zones, before Feb 1, 1986 only the
# Peking (Bejing) time zone was recognized. Since that date, China
# has two of 'em -- Peking's and Urumqi (named after the capital of
@@ -182,13 +158,12 @@ Zone Asia/Phnom_Penh 6:59:40 - LMT 1906 Jun 9
# 1986 May 4 - Sept 14
# 1987 mid-April - ??
-# From U. S. Naval Observatory (January 19, 1989):
+# From U. S. Naval Observatory (1989-01-19):
# CHINA 8 H AHEAD OF UTC ALL OF CHINA, INCL TAIWAN
# CHINA 9 H AHEAD OF UTC APR 17 - SEP 10
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1995-12-19):
-# Shanks writes that China switched from the Chinese calendar on 1912 Feb 12.
-# He also writes that China has had a single time zone since 1980 May 1,
+# Shanks writes that China has had a single time zone since 1980 May 1,
# observing summer DST from 1986 through 1991; this contradicts Devine's
# note about Time magazine, though apparently _something_ happened in 1986.
# Go with Shanks for now. I made up names for the other pre-1980 time zones.
@@ -204,23 +179,23 @@ Rule PRC 1986 1991 - Sep Sun>=11 0:00 0 S
Rule PRC 1987 1991 - Apr Sun>=10 0:00 1:00 D
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Harbin 8:26:44 - LMT 1928
- 8:30 - MAT 1932 Mar # Manchuria
+ 8:30 - HART 1932 Mar # Harbin Time
8:00 - CST 1940
- 9:00 - KST 1966 May
- 8:30 - MAT 1980 May
+ 9:00 - HART 1966 May
+ 8:30 - HART 1980 May
8:00 PRC C%sT
Zone Asia/Shanghai 8:05:52 - LMT 1928
8:00 Shang C%sT 1949
8:00 PRC C%sT
Zone Asia/Chungking 7:06:20 - LMT 1928
- 7:00 - ICT 1980 May
+ 7:00 - CHUT 1980 May # Chungking Time
8:00 PRC C%sT
Zone Asia/Urumqi 5:50:20 - LMT 1928
- 6:00 - URT 1980 May # Urumqi
+ 6:00 - URUT 1980 May # Urumqi Time
8:00 PRC C%sT
Zone Asia/Kashgar 5:03:56 - LMT 1928
- 5:30 - ETT 1940 # Eastern Turkestan
- 5:00 - ETT 1980 May
+ 5:30 - KAST 1940 # Kashgar Time
+ 5:00 - KAST 1980 May
8:00 PRC C%sT
###############################################################################
@@ -263,45 +238,47 @@ Rule HK 1979 1980 - May Sun>=8 3:30 1:00 S
Rule HK 1979 1980 - Oct Sun>=16 3:30 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Hong_Kong 7:36:36 - LMT 1904 Oct 30
- 8:00 HK HK%sT
+ 8:00 HK HK%sT 1997 Jul 1 # return to China
+ 8:00 PRC C%sT
# Macao
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
-Rule Macao 1961 1962 - Mar Sun>=16 3:30 1:00 D
-Rule Macao 1961 1964 - Nov Sun>=1 3:30 0 S
-Rule Macao 1963 only - Mar Sun>=16 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Macao 1964 only - Mar Sun>=16 3:30 1:00 D
-Rule Macao 1965 only - Mar Sun>=16 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Macao 1965 only - Oct 31 0:00 0 S
-Rule Macao 1966 1971 - Apr Sun>=16 3:30 1:00 D
-Rule Macao 1966 1971 - Oct Sun>=16 3:30 0 S
-Rule Macao 1972 1974 - Apr Sun>=15 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Macao 1972 1973 - Oct Sun>=15 0:00 0 S
-Rule Macao 1974 1977 - Oct Sun>=15 3:30 0 S
-Rule Macao 1975 1977 - Apr Sun>=15 3:30 1:00 D
-Rule Macao 1978 1980 - Apr Sun>=15 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Macao 1978 1980 - Oct Sun>=15 0:00 0 S
+Rule Macao 1961 1962 - Mar Sun>=16 3:30 1:00 S
+Rule Macao 1961 1964 - Nov Sun>=1 3:30 0 -
+Rule Macao 1963 only - Mar Sun>=16 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Macao 1964 only - Mar Sun>=16 3:30 1:00 S
+Rule Macao 1965 only - Mar Sun>=16 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Macao 1965 only - Oct 31 0:00 0 -
+Rule Macao 1966 1971 - Apr Sun>=16 3:30 1:00 S
+Rule Macao 1966 1971 - Oct Sun>=16 3:30 0 -
+Rule Macao 1972 1974 - Apr Sun>=15 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Macao 1972 1973 - Oct Sun>=15 0:00 0 -
+Rule Macao 1974 1977 - Oct Sun>=15 3:30 0 -
+Rule Macao 1975 1977 - Apr Sun>=15 3:30 1:00 S
+Rule Macao 1978 1980 - Apr Sun>=15 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Macao 1978 1980 - Oct Sun>=15 0:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Macao 7:34:20 - LMT 1912
- 8:00 Macao C%sT
+ 8:00 Macao MO%sT 1999 Dec 20 # return to China
+ 8:00 PRC C%sT
###############################################################################
# Cyprus
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
-Rule Cyprus 1975 only - Apr 13 0:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Cyprus 1975 only - Apr 13 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Cyprus 1975 only - Oct 12 0:00 0 -
-Rule Cyprus 1976 only - May 15 0:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Cyprus 1976 only - May 15 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Cyprus 1976 only - Oct 11 0:00 0 -
-Rule Cyprus 1977 1980 - Apr Sun>=1 0:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Cyprus 1977 1980 - Apr Sun>=1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Cyprus 1977 only - Sep 25 0:00 0 -
Rule Cyprus 1978 only - Oct 2 0:00 0 -
Rule Cyprus 1979 max - Sep lastSun 0:00 0 -
-Rule Cyprus 1981 max - Mar lastSun 0:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Cyprus 1981 max - Mar lastSun 0:00 1:00 S
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Nicosia 2:13:28 - LMT 1921 Nov 14
- 2:00 Cyprus EET%s
+ 2:00 Cyprus EE%sT
# Georgia
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1994-11-19):
@@ -316,18 +293,18 @@ Zone Asia/Nicosia 2:13:28 - LMT 1921 Nov 14
# Most likely we're still missing some rule changes between 1991 and 1994.
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Tbilisi 2:59:16 - LMT 1880
- 2:59 - LST 1924 May 2
- 3:00 - TBSK 1957 Mar
- 4:00 RussiaAsia TBS%s 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
- 3:00 1:00 TBSD 1991 Sep 29 2:00s
- 3:00 RussiaAsia TBS%s 1994 Sep 25 2:00s
- 4:00 - TBSK
+ 2:59:16 - TBMT 1924 May 2 # Tbilisi Mean Time
+ 3:00 - TBIT 1957 Mar # Tbilisi Time
+ 4:00 RussiaAsia TBI%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
+ 3:00 1:00 TBIST 1991 Apr 9 # independence
+ 3:00 RussiaAsia GE%sT 1994 Sep 25 2:00s # Georgia Time
+ 4:00 - GET
# India
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Calcutta 5:53:28 - LMT 1880
- 5:53 - CMT 1941 Oct # Calcutta Mean Time
- 6:30 - BMT 1942 May 15
+ 5:53:20 - HMT 1941 Oct # Howrah Mean Time?
+ 6:30 - BURT 1942 May 15 # Burma Time
5:30 - IST 1942 Sep
5:30 1:00 IST 1945 Oct 15
5:30 - IST
@@ -339,36 +316,36 @@ Zone Asia/Calcutta 5:53:28 - LMT 1880
# Indonesia
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Jakarta 7:07:12 - LMT 1867 Aug 10
- 7:07 - JMT 1924 Jan 1 0:13
- 7:20 - JVT 1932 Nov
- 7:30 - JVT 1942 Mar 23
+ 7:07:12 - JMT 1924 Jan 1 0:13 # Jakarta MT
+ 7:20 - JAVT 1932 Nov # Java Time
+ 7:30 - JAVT 1942 Mar 23
9:00 - JST 1945 Aug
- 7:30 - JVT 1948 May
- 8:00 - JVT 1950 May
- 7:30 - JVT 1964
- 7:00 - JVT
+ 7:30 - JAVT 1948 May
+ 8:00 - JAVT 1950 May
+ 7:30 - JAVT 1964
+ 7:00 - JAVT
Zone Asia/Ujung_Pandang 7:57:36 - LMT 1920
- 7:58 - MMT 1932 Nov # Macassar Mean Time
- 8:00 - BNT 1942 Feb 9
+ 7:57:36 - MMT 1932 Nov # Macassar MT
+ 8:00 - BORT 1942 Feb 9 # Borneo Time
9:00 - JST 1945 Aug
- 8:00 - BNT
+ 8:00 - BORT
Zone Asia/Jayapura 9:22:48 - LMT 1932 Nov
- 9:00 - MLT 1944
+ 9:00 - JAYT 1944 # Jayapura Time
9:30 - CST 1964
- 9:00 - MLT
+ 9:00 - JAYT
# Iran
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
-Rule Iran 1978 1980 - Mar 21 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Iran 1978 only - Oct 21 0:00 0 S
-Rule Iran 1979 only - Sep 19 0:00 0 S
-Rule Iran 1980 only - Sep 23 0:00 0 S
+Rule Iran 1978 1980 - Mar 21 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Iran 1978 only - Oct 21 0:00 0 -
+Rule Iran 1979 only - Sep 19 0:00 0 -
+Rule Iran 1980 only - Sep 23 0:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Tehran 3:25:44 - LMT 1916
- 3:26 - TMT 1946
- 3:30 - IST 1977 Nov
- 4:00 Iran G%sT 1979
- 3:30 Iran I%sT
+ 3:25:44 - TMT 1946 # Tehran Mean Time
+ 3:30 - IRT 1977 Nov
+ 4:00 Iran IR%sT 1979
+ 3:30 Iran IR%sT
# Iraq
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
@@ -380,7 +357,7 @@ Rule Iraq 1985 max - Sep lastSun 1:00s 0 S
Rule Iraq 1986 max - Mar lastSun 1:00s 1:00 D
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Baghdad 2:57:40 - LMT 1890
- 2:58 - BMT 1918 # Baghdad Mean Time
+ 2:57:36 - BMT 1918 # Baghdad Mean Time?
3:00 - AST 1982 May
3:00 Iraq A%sT
@@ -389,11 +366,11 @@ Zone Asia/Baghdad 2:57:40 - LMT 1890
# Israel
-# From U. S. Naval Observatory (January 19, 1989):
+# From U. S. Naval Observatory (1989-01-19):
# ISRAEL 2 H AHEAD OF UTC
# ISRAEL 3 H AHEAD OF UTC APR 10 - SEP 3
-# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (November 18, 1993):
+# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1993-11-18):
#
# Shanks gives the following rules for Jerusalem from 1918 through 1991.
# After 1989 Shanks often disagrees with Silverberg; we go with Silverberg.
@@ -440,12 +417,6 @@ Rule Zion 1987 only - Apr 15 0:00 1:00 D
Rule Zion 1987 only - Sep 13 0:00 0 S
Rule Zion 1988 only - Apr 9 0:00 1:00 D
Rule Zion 1988 only - Sep 3 0:00 0 S
-#Rule Zion 1989 only - Apr 29 0:00 1:00 D
-#Rule Zion 1989 only - Sep 2 0:00 0 S
-#Rule Zion 1990 only - Mar 25 0:00 1:00 D
-#Rule Zion 1990 only - Aug 26 0:00 0 S
-#Rule Zion 1991 only - Mar 10 0:00 1:00 D
-#Rule Zion 1991 only - Sep 1 0:00 0 S
# From Ephraim Silverberg (1996-01-02):
#
@@ -466,25 +437,25 @@ Rule Zion 1988 only - Sep 3 0:00 0 S
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Zion 1989 only - Apr 30 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Zion 1989 only - Sep 3 0:00 0:00 S
+Rule Zion 1989 only - Sep 3 0:00 0 S
Rule Zion 1990 only - Mar 25 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Zion 1990 only - Aug 26 0:00 0:00 S
+Rule Zion 1990 only - Aug 26 0:00 0 S
Rule Zion 1991 only - Mar 24 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Zion 1991 only - Sep 1 0:00 0:00 S
+Rule Zion 1991 only - Sep 1 0:00 0 S
Rule Zion 1992 only - Mar 29 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Zion 1992 only - Sep 6 0:00 0:00 S
+Rule Zion 1992 only - Sep 6 0:00 0 S
Rule Zion 1993 only - Apr 2 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Zion 1993 only - Sep 5 0:00 0:00 S
+Rule Zion 1993 only - Sep 5 0:00 0 S
# The dates for 1994-1995 were obtained from Office of the Spokeswoman for the
# Ministry of Interior, Jerusalem, Israel. The spokeswoman can be reached by
# calling the switchboard at 972-2-701411 and asking for the spokeswoman.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
-Rule Zion 1994 only - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Zion 1994 only - Aug 28 0:00 0:00 S
-Rule Zion 1995 only - Mar 31 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Zion 1995 only - Sep 3 0:00 0:00 S
+Rule Zion 1994 only - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 D
+Rule Zion 1994 only - Aug 28 0:00 0 S
+Rule Zion 1995 only - Mar 31 0:00 1:00 D
+Rule Zion 1995 only - Sep 3 0:00 0 S
# The dates for 1996-1998 were also obtained from Office of the Spokeswoman
# for the Ministry of Interior, Jerusalem, Israel. The official announcement
@@ -493,8 +464,8 @@ Rule Zion 1995 only - Sep 3 0:00 0:00 S
# ftp://ftp.huji.ac.il/pub/misc/timezones/announcements/1996-1998.ps.gz
#
# Emptor Caveat: The dates for the years 1996-1998 were originally announced
-# on August 31, 1995, by the previous Minister of Interior. The new Minister
-# of Interior changed the dates on January 1, 1996, to take into account the
+# on 1995-08-31, by the previous Minister of Interior. The new Minister
+# of Interior changed the dates on 1996-01-01, to take into account the
# desires of certain portions of Israeli society (the next election is in the
# Fall of 1996). After this (1996) year's Daylight Savings Time is over, the
# new minister has announced that a study will be conducted as to the wishes of
@@ -504,12 +475,12 @@ Rule Zion 1995 only - Sep 3 0:00 0:00 S
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Zion 1996 1998 - Mar Fri>=14 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Zion 1996 only - Sep 16 0:00 0:00 S
-Rule Zion 1997 1998 - Oct Sun>=14 0:00 0:00 S
+Rule Zion 1996 only - Sep 16 0:00 0 S
+Rule Zion 1997 1998 - Oct Sun>=14 0:00 0 S
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Jerusalem 2:20:56 - LMT 1880
- 2:21 - JMT 1918
+ 2:20:40 - JMT 1918 # Jerusalem Mean Time?
2:00 Zion I%sT
@@ -531,57 +502,40 @@ Zone Asia/Jerusalem 2:20:56 - LMT 1880
#Rule Japan 1950 1951 - May Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 D
# but the only locations using it were US military bases.
# We go with Shanks and omit daylight saving in those years for Asia/Tokyo.
-#
-# The same news article also reports that Japan is likely to go on DST in 1996
-# as follows, where I've guessed the AT and LETTER/S columns:
-# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
-#Rule Japan 1996 max - Apr Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 D
-#Rule Japan 1996 max - Oct lastSun 2:00 0 S
-# From Shanks (1991):
-# Japan switched from the Japanese calendar on 1893 Jan 1.
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Tokyo 9:19:04 - LMT 1896
9:00 - JST
-# If Japan adopts DST in 1996, replace the above line with the following lines:
-# 9:00 - JST 1996
-# 9:00 Japan J%sT
-# and uncomment the two `Rule' lines commented out above.
-
-# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1995-12-19):
-# Shanks says that the far southern Ryukyu Is (Nansei-Shoto) are 8:00,
-# but we haven't confirmed this.
-# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
-#Zone Asia/Ishigaki 8:16:36 - LMT 1896
-# 8:00 - CST
+Zone Asia/Ishigaki 8:16:36 - LMT 1896
+ 8:00 - CST
# There is no information for Marcus.
# Other Japanese possessions are probably like Asia/Tokyo.
# Jordan
-# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (November 18, 1993):
+# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1993-11-18):
# Most likely Shanks is merely guessing dates from 1992 on.
# From Shanks (1991):
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
-Rule Jordan 1973 only - Jun 6 0:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Jordan 1973 only - Jun 6 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Jordan 1973 1975 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
-Rule Jordan 1974 1977 - May 1 0:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Jordan 1974 1977 - May 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Jordan 1976 only - Nov 1 0:00 0 -
Rule Jordan 1977 only - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
-Rule Jordan 1978 only - Apr 30 0:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Jordan 1978 only - Apr 30 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Jordan 1978 only - Sep 30 0:00 0 -
-Rule Jordan 1985 only - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Jordan 1985 only - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Jordan 1985 only - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
-Rule Jordan 1986 1988 - Apr Fri>=1 0:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Jordan 1986 1988 - Apr Fri>=1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Jordan 1986 1990 - Oct Fri>=1 0:00 0 -
-Rule Jordan 1989 only - May 8 0:00 1:00 " DST"
-Rule Jordan 1990 only - Apr 27 0:00 1:00 " DST"
-Rule Jordan 1991 only - Apr 19 0:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Jordan 1989 only - May 8 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Jordan 1990 only - Apr 27 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Jordan 1991 only - Apr 19 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Jordan 1991 only - Sep 27 0:00 0 -
-Rule Jordan 1992 max - Apr Fri>=1 0:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Jordan 1992 max - Apr Fri>=1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Jordan 1992 max - Oct Fri>=1 0:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Amman 2:23:44 - LMT 1931
- 2:00 Jordan EET%s
+ 2:00 Jordan EE%sT
# Kazakhstan
# From Paul Eggert (1996-04-19):
@@ -590,25 +544,25 @@ Zone Asia/Amman 2:23:44 - LMT 1931
# in western Kazakhstan. Follow Shanks before 1991, Evtichov afterwards.
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Alma-Ata 5:07:48 - LMT 1924 May 2 # or Almaty
- 5:00 - AASK 1957 Mar
- 6:00 RussiaAsia AAS%s 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
- 5:00 1:00 AASD 1991 Sep 29 2:00s
- 5:00 - AASK 1992 Jan 19 2:00s
- 6:00 RussiaAsia AAS%s
+ 5:00 - ALMT 1957 Mar # Alma-Ata Time
+ 6:00 RussiaAsia ALM%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
+ 5:00 1:00 ALMST 1991 Sep 29 2:00s
+ 5:00 - ALMT 1992 Jan 19 2:00s
+ 6:00 RussiaAsia ALM%sT
Zone Asia/Aktau 3:21:04 - LMT 1924 May 2 # or Aqtau
- 4:00 - SHSK 1957 Mar # Fort Shevchenko
- 5:00 RussiaAsia SHS%s 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
- 4:00 1:00 ASD 1991 Sep 29 2:00s
- 4:00 - ASK 1992 Jan 19 2:00s
- 5:00 RussiaAsia AS%s
+ 4:00 - SHET 1957 Mar # Fort Shevchenko Time
+ 5:00 RussiaAsia SHE%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
+ 4:00 1:00 AKTST 1991 Sep 29 2:00s
+ 4:00 - AKTT 1992 Jan 19 2:00s # Aktau Time
+ 5:00 RussiaAsia AKT%sT
# Kirgizstan
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Bishkek 4:58:24 - LMT 1924 May 2
- 5:00 - FSK 1957 Mar # Frunze
- 6:00 RussiaAsia FS%s 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
- 5:00 1:00 FSD 1991 Sep 29 2:00s
- 5:00 RussiaAsia BS%s
+ 5:00 - FRUT 1957 Mar # Frunze Time
+ 6:00 RussiaAsia FRU%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
+ 5:00 1:00 FRUST 1991 Aug 31 # independence
+ 5:00 RussiaAsia KG%sT # Kirgizstan Time
###############################################################################
@@ -653,81 +607,90 @@ Zone Asia/Kuwait 3:11:56 - LMT 1950
# Laos
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Vientiane 6:50:24 - LMT 1906 Jun 9
- 7:06 - SMT 1911 Mar 11 0:01 # Saigon MT
+ 7:06:20 - SMT 1911 Mar 11 0:01 # Saigon MT?
7:00 - ICT 1912 May
8:00 - ICT 1931 May
7:00 - ICT
# Lebanon
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
-Rule Lebanon 1920 only - Mar 28 0:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Lebanon 1920 only - Mar 28 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Lebanon 1920 only - Oct 25 0:00 0 -
-Rule Lebanon 1921 only - Apr 3 0:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Lebanon 1921 only - Apr 3 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Lebanon 1921 only - Oct 3 0:00 0 -
-Rule Lebanon 1922 only - Mar 26 0:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Lebanon 1922 only - Mar 26 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Lebanon 1922 only - Oct 8 0:00 0 -
-Rule Lebanon 1923 only - Apr 22 0:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Lebanon 1923 only - Apr 22 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Lebanon 1923 only - Sep 16 0:00 0 -
-Rule Lebanon 1957 1961 - May 1 0:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Lebanon 1957 1961 - May 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Lebanon 1957 1961 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
-Rule Lebanon 1972 only - Jun 22 0:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Lebanon 1972 only - Jun 22 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Lebanon 1972 1977 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
-Rule Lebanon 1973 1977 - May 1 0:00 1:00 " DST"
-Rule Lebanon 1978 only - Apr 30 0:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Lebanon 1973 1977 - May 1 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Lebanon 1978 only - Apr 30 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Lebanon 1978 only - Sep 30 0:00 0 -
-Rule Lebanon 1984 1987 - May 1 0:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Lebanon 1984 1987 - May 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Lebanon 1984 max - Oct 16 0:00 0 -
-Rule Lebanon 1988 only - Jun 1 0:00 1:00 " DST"
-Rule Lebanon 1989 only - May 10 0:00 1:00 " DST"
-Rule Lebanon 1990 max - May 1 0:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Lebanon 1988 only - Jun 1 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Lebanon 1989 only - May 10 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Lebanon 1990 max - May 1 0:00 1:00 S
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Beirut 2:22:00 - LMT 1880
- 2:00 Lebanon EET%s
+ 2:00 Lebanon EE%sT
# Malaysia
+# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
+Rule NBorneo 1935 1941 - Sep 14 0:00 0:20 TS
+Rule NBorneo 1935 1941 - Dec 14 0:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Kuala_Lumpur 6:46:48 - LMT 1880
- 6:55 - SMT 1905 Jun
- 7:00 - SGT 1933
- 7:20 - SGT 1942 Feb 15
+ 6:55:24 - SMT 1905 Jun # Singapore Mean Time
+ 7:00 - MALT 1933 # Malaya Time
+ 7:20 - MALT 1942 Feb 15
9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 2
- 7:20 - SGT 1950
- 7:30 - SGT 1982 May
- 8:00 - SGT
+ 7:20 - MALT 1950
+ 7:30 - MALT 1982 May
+ 8:00 - MYT # Malaysia Time
+Zone Asia/Kuching 7:21:20 - LMT 1926 Mar
+ 7:30 - BORT 1933 # Borneo Time
+ 8:00 NBorneo BOR%sT 1942
+ 9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 2
+ 8:00 - BORT 1982 May
+ 8:00 - MYT
# Maldives
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
-Zone Indian/Maldives 4:54:00 - LMT 1880 # Male
- 4:54 - MMT 1960
- 5:00 - PKT
+Zone Indian/Maldives 4:54:00 - LMT 1880 # Male
+ 4:54:00 - MMT 1960 # Male Mean Time
+ 5:00 - MVT # Maldives Time
# Mongolia
-# Shanks says that Mongolia has three time zones,
-# but usno1995 and http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/95fact/802389h.gif
+# Shanks says that Mongolia has three time zones, but usno1995 and
+# <URL:http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/95fact/802389h.gif> (1995)
# both say that it has just one.
# Let's comment out the western and eastern Mongolian time zones
# till we know what their principal towns are.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
-Rule Mongol 1981 1984 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 T
-Rule Mongol 1981 1984 - Oct 1 0:00 0 S
-Rule Mongol 1985 max - Mar lastSun 2:00 1:00 T
-Rule Mongol 1985 max - Sep lastSun 3:00 0 S
+Rule Mongol 1981 1984 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Mongol 1981 1984 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
+Rule Mongol 1985 max - Mar lastSun 2:00 1:00 S
+Rule Mongol 1985 max - Sep lastSun 3:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
#Zone Asia/Dariv 6:14:32 - LMT 1905 Aug
-# 6:00 - DST 1978
-# 7:00 Mongol D%sT
+# 6:00 - DART 1978 # Dariv Time
+# 7:00 Mongol DAR%sT
Zone Asia/Ulan_Bator 7:07:32 - LMT 1905 Aug
- 7:00 - UST 1978
- 8:00 Mongol U%sT
+ 7:00 - ULAT 1978 # Ulan Bator Time
+ 8:00 Mongol ULA%sT
#Zone Asia/Baruun-Urt 7:33:00 - LMT 1905 Aug
-# 8:00 - BST 1978
-# 9:00 Mongol B%sT
+# 8:00 - BART 1978 # Baruun-Urt Time
+# 9:00 Mongol BAR%sT
# Nepal
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Katmandu 5:41:16 - LMT 1920
5:30 - IST 1986
- 5:45 - NPT
+ 5:45 - NPT # Nepal Time
# Oman
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
@@ -740,23 +703,23 @@ Zone Asia/Karachi 4:28:12 - LMT 1907
5:30 - IST 1942 Sep
5:30 1:00 IST 1945 Oct 15
5:30 - IST 1951 Sep 30
- 5:00 - PKT
+ 5:00 - KART 1971 Mar 26 # Karachi Time
+ 5:00 - PKT # Pakistan Time
# Palestine
# These rules for Egypt are stolen from the `africa' file.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
-Rule EgyptAsia 1957 only - May 10 0:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule EgyptAsia 1957 only - May 10 0:00 1:00 S
Rule EgyptAsia 1957 1958 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
-Rule EgyptAsia 1958 only - May 1 0:00 1:00 " DST"
-Rule EgyptAsia 1959 1981 - May 1 1:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule EgyptAsia 1958 only - May 1 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule EgyptAsia 1959 1981 - May 1 1:00 1:00 S
Rule EgyptAsia 1959 1965 - Sep 30 3:00 0 -
Rule EgyptAsia 1966 max - Oct 1 3:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Gaza 2:17:52 - LMT 1900 Oct
2:00 - EET 1957 May 10
- 2:00 EgyptAsia EET%s 1967 Jun 30
+ 2:00 EgyptAsia EE%sT 1967 Jun 30
2:00 Zion I%sT
-# This will undoubtedly change soon.
# Paracel Is
# no information
@@ -765,18 +728,18 @@ Zone Asia/Gaza 2:17:52 - LMT 1900 Oct
# Howse writes (p 162) that until 1844 the Philippines kept American date.
# The rest of this data is from Shanks.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
-Rule Phil 1936 only - Nov 1 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Phil 1937 only - Feb 1 0:00 0 S
-Rule Phil 1954 only - Apr 12 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Phil 1954 only - Jul 1 0:00 0 S
-Rule Phil 1978 only - Mar 22 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Phil 1978 only - Sep 21 0:00 0 S
+Rule Phil 1936 only - Nov 1 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Phil 1937 only - Feb 1 0:00 0 -
+Rule Phil 1954 only - Apr 12 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Phil 1954 only - Jul 1 0:00 0 -
+Rule Phil 1978 only - Mar 22 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Phil 1978 only - Sep 21 0:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Manila -15:56:00 - LMT 1844
8:04:00 - LMT 1899 May 11
- 8:00 Phil P%sT 1942 May
+ 8:00 Phil PH%sT 1942 May
9:00 - JST 1944 Nov
- 8:00 Phil P%sT
+ 8:00 Phil PH%sT
# Qatar
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
@@ -792,78 +755,93 @@ Zone Asia/Riyadh 3:06:52 - LMT 1950
# Singapore
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Singapore 6:55:24 - LMT 1880
- 6:55 - SMT 1905 Jun
- 7:00 - SGT 1933
- 7:20 - SGT 1942 Feb 15
+ 6:55:24 - SMT 1905 Jun # Singapore Mean Time
+ 7:00 - MALT 1933 # Malaya Time
+ 7:20 - MALT 1942 Feb 15
9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 2
- 7:20 - SGT 1950
- 7:30 - SGT 1982 May
+ 7:20 - MALT 1950
+ 7:30 - MALT 1965 Aug 9 # independence
+ 7:30 - SGT 1982 May # Singapore Time
8:00 - SGT
# Spratly Is
# no information
# Sri Lanka
+# From Paul Eggert (1996-09-03):
+# <URL:http://www.virtual-pc.com/lankaweb/news/items/240596-2.html> (1996-05-24)
+# reported ``the country's standard time will be put forward by one hour at
+# midnight Friday (1830 GMT) `in the light of the present power crisis'.''
+# Transitions before 1996 are from Shanks (1991).
+
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Colombo 5:19:24 - LMT 1880
- 5:20 - JMT 1906
+ 5:20 - CEYT 1906 # Ceylon Time
5:30 - IST 1942 Jan 5
5:30 0:30 IHST 1942 Sep
5:30 1:00 IST 1945 Oct 16 2:00
- 5:30 - IST
+ 5:30 - IST 1996 May 25 0:00
+ 6:30 - LKT # Sri Lanka Time
# Syria
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
-Rule Syria 1920 1923 - Apr Sun>=15 2:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Syria 1920 1923 - Apr Sun>=15 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 1920 1923 - Oct Sun>=1 2:00 0 -
-Rule Syria 1962 only - Apr 29 2:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Syria 1962 only - Apr 29 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 1962 only - Oct 1 2:00 0 -
-Rule Syria 1963 1965 - May 1 2:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Syria 1963 1965 - May 1 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 1963 only - Sep 30 2:00 0 -
Rule Syria 1964 only - Oct 1 2:00 0 -
Rule Syria 1965 only - Sep 30 2:00 0 -
-Rule Syria 1966 only - Apr 24 2:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Syria 1966 only - Apr 24 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 1966 1976 - Oct 1 2:00 0 -
-Rule Syria 1967 1978 - May 1 2:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Syria 1967 1978 - May 1 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 1977 1978 - Sep 1 2:00 0 -
-Rule Syria 1983 1984 - Apr 9 2:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Syria 1983 1984 - Apr 9 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 1983 1984 - Oct 1 2:00 0 -
-Rule Syria 1986 only - Feb 16 2:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Syria 1986 only - Feb 16 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 1986 only - Oct 9 2:00 0 -
-Rule Syria 1987 only - Mar 1 2:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Syria 1987 only - Mar 1 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 1987 1988 - Oct 31 2:00 0 -
-Rule Syria 1988 only - Mar 15 2:00 1:00 " DST"
-Rule Syria 1989 only - Mar 31 2:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Syria 1988 only - Mar 15 2:00 1:00 S
+Rule Syria 1989 only - Mar 31 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 1989 only - Oct 1 2:00 0 -
-Rule Syria 1990 max - Apr 1 2:00 1:00 " DST"
+Rule Syria 1990 max - Apr 1 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 1990 max - Sep 30 2:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Damascus 2:25:12 - LMT 1920
- 2:00 Syria EET%s
+ 2:00 Syria EE%sT
# Tajikistan
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Dushanbe 4:35:12 - LMT 1924 May 2
- 5:00 - DSK 1957 Mar
- 6:00 RussiaAsia DS%s 1991
- 6:00 - DSK
-# Shanks has Dushanbe at 5:00 (6:00 summer) after 1991 Sep 29 3:00,
-# but usno1995 has it at 6:00. Go with usno1995.
+ 5:00 - DUST 1957 Mar # Dushanbe Time
+ 6:00 RussiaAsia DUS%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
+ 5:00 1:00 DUSST 1991 Sep 9 # independence
+ 5:00 RussiaAsia TJ%sT 1992
+ 5:00 - TJT # Tajikistan Time
+# Shanks has Dushanbe at 5:00 (6:00 summer) after 1991,
+# but a cable from the American Embassy at Dushanbe
+# <URL:http://www.itaiep.doc.gov/bisnis/cables/960703ti.html> (1996-07-02)
+# says that Tajikistan is at 5:00. Guess no DST after 1991.
# Thailand
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Bangkok 6:42:04 - LMT 1880
- 6:42 - BMT 1920 Apr
+ 6:42:04 - BMT 1920 Apr # Bangkok Mean Time
7:00 - ICT
# Turkmenistan
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
-Zone Asia/Ashkhabad 3:53:32 - LMT 1924 May 2
- 4:00 - ASK 1957 Mar
- 5:00 RussiaAsia AS%s 1991
- 5:00 - ASK
-# Shanks has Ashkhabad at 4:00 (5:00 summer) after 1991 Sep 20 3:00,
-# but usno has it at 5:00. Go with usno1995.
+Zone Asia/Ashkhabad 3:53:32 - LMT 1924 May 2 # or Ashgabat
+ 4:00 - ASHT 1957 Mar # Ashkhabad Time
+ 5:00 RussiaAsia ASH%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
+ 4:00 1:00 ASHST 1991 Oct 27 # independence
+ 4:00 RussiaAsia TM%sT 1992 # Turkmenistan Time
+ 4:00 - TMT
+# Shanks has Ashkhabad at 4:00 (5:00 summer) after 1991, but
+# DHL <URL:http://www.dhl.com/dhlinfo/country/turkmeni.html> (1996-07-26)
+# reports 4:00. Guess no DST after 1991.
# United Arab Emirates
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
@@ -873,23 +851,25 @@ Zone Asia/Dubai 3:41:12 - LMT 1920
# Uzbekistan
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Tashkent 4:37:12 - LMT 1924 May 2
- 5:00 - TSK 1957 Mar
- 6:00 RussiaAsia TS%s 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
- 5:00 1:00 TSD 1991 Sep 29 2:00s
- 5:00 - TSK
+ 5:00 - TAST 1957 Mar # Tashkent Time
+ 6:00 RussiaAsia TAS%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
+ 5:00 1:00 TASST 1991 Sep 29 2:00s
+ 5:00 - UZT # Uzbekistan Time
# Shanks has Tashkent using DST after 1991, but usno1995 says they don't.
-# Go with usno1995.
-# http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/95fact/802389h.gif claims that
-# Uzbekistan has two time zones, but we lack data about this.
+# Guess no DST after 1991.
+# <URL:http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/95fact/802389h.gif> (1995)
+# says that Uzbekistan has two time zones, but a cable
+# <URL:http://www.itaiep.doc.gov/bisnis/cables/960510uz.html> (1996-05-10)
+# from the American Embassy in Tashkent implies that they have just one.
# Vietnam
-# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (November 18, 1993):
+# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1993-11-18):
# Saigon's official name is Thanh-Pho Ho Chi Minh, but it's too long.
# We'll stick with the traditional name for now.
# From Shanks (1991):
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Saigon 7:06:40 - LMT 1906 Jun 9
- 7:06 - SMT 1911 Mar 11 0:01 # Saigon MT
+ 7:06:20 - SMT 1911 Mar 11 0:01 # Saigon MT?
7:00 - ICT 1912 May
8:00 - ICT 1931 May
7:00 - ICT