|author||Garrett Wollman <wollman@FreeBSD.org>||2003-10-14 21:01:01 +0000|
|committer||Garrett Wollman <wollman@FreeBSD.org>||2003-10-14 21:01:01 +0000|
Update timezone data from Arthur Olson. Principal changes are more accurate
data for Canada and Chatham Island, and the latest Brazilian government decree. Obtained from: <ftp://elsie.nci.nih.gov/pub/tzdata2003d.tar.gz>
Notes: svn path=/vendor/tzdata/dist/; revision=121096
Diffstat (limited to 'share/zoneinfo/europe')
1 files changed, 28 insertions, 12 deletions
diff --git a/share/zoneinfo/europe b/share/zoneinfo/europe
index 50fe876934fc..0bd7ed827a60 100644
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-# @(#)europe 7.83
+# @(#)europe 7.84
# 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
@@ -24,6 +24,10 @@
# Whitman Publishing Co, 2 Niagara Av, Ealing, London (undated),
# which I found in the UCLA library.
+# <a href="http://www.pettswoodvillage.co.uk/Daylight_Savings_William_Willett.pdf">
+# William Willett, The Waste of Daylight, 19th edition
+# </a> (1914-03)
# Brazil's Departamento Servico da Hora (DSH),
# <a href="http://pcdsh01.on.br/HISTHV.htm">
# History of Summer Time
@@ -125,7 +129,7 @@
# transition date for London, namely 1847-12-01. We don't know as much
# about Dublin, so we use 1880-08-02, the legal transition time.
-# From Paul Eggert (1999-01-30):
+# From Paul Eggert (2003-07-29):
# Summer Time was first seriously proposed by William Willett (1857-1915),
# a London builder and member of the Royal Astronomical Society
# who circulated a pamphlet ``The Waste of Daylight'' (1907)
@@ -133,14 +137,24 @@
# and retarding them by the same amount on four Sundays in September.
# A bill was drafted in 1909 and introduced in Parliament several times,
# but it met with ridicule and opposition, especially from farming interests.
-# One-hour Summer Time was eventually adopted as a wartime measure in 1916.
-# <a href="http://www.the-times.co.uk/news/pages/tim/2000/05/18/x-timcrtcrt01011.html">
-# Summer Time Arrives Early, The Times (2000-05-18)
-# A monument was erected in 1927 to Willett, in an open space in a 45-acre wood
-# near Chiselhurst, Kent that was purchased by popular subscription and open
-# to the public.
+# Later editions of the pamphlet proposed one-hour summer time, and
+# it was eventually adopted as a wartime measure in 1916.
+# See: Summer Time Arrives Early, The Times (2000-05-18).
+# A monument to Willett was unveiled on 1927-05-21, in an open space in
+# a 45-acre wood near Chiselhurst, Kent that was purchased by popular
+# subscription and open to the public. On the south face of the monolith,
+# designed by G. W. Miller, is the the William Willett Memorial Sundial,
+# which is permanently set to Summer Time.
+# From Winston Churchill (1934-04-28):
+# It is one of the paradoxes of history that we should owe the boon of
+# summer time, which gives every year to the people of this country
+# between 160 and 170 hours more daylight leisure, to a war which
+# plunged Europe into darkness for four years, and shook the
+# foundations of civilization throughout the world.
+# -- <a href="http://www.winstonchurchill.org/fh114willett.htm">
+# "A Silent Toast to William Willett", Pictorial Weekly
# From Paul Eggert (1996-09-03):
# The OED Supplement says that the English originally said ``Daylight Saving''
@@ -1323,7 +1337,7 @@ Zone Europe/Riga 1:36:24 - LMT 1880
2:00 1:00 EEST 1989 Sep lastSun 2:00s
2:00 Latvia EE%sT 1997 Jan 21
2:00 EU EE%sT 2000 Feb 29
- 2:00 - EET 2001
+ 2:00 - EET 2001 Jan 2
2:00 EU EE%sT
@@ -1750,8 +1764,10 @@ Rule Port 1980 only - Mar lastSun 0:00s 1:00 S
Rule Port 1981 1982 - Mar lastSun 1:00s 1:00 S
Rule Port 1983 only - Mar lastSun 2:00s 1:00 S
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
+# Shanks says that the transition from LMT to WET occurred 1911-05-24;
+# Willett says 1912-01-01. Go with Willett.
Zone Europe/Lisbon -0:36:32 - LMT 1884
- -0:36:32 - LMT 1911 May 24 # Lisbon Mean Time
+ -0:36:32 - LMT 1912 Jan 1 # Lisbon Mean Time
0:00 Port WE%sT 1966 Apr 3 2:00
1:00 - CET 1976 Sep 26 1:00
0:00 Port WE%sT 1983 Sep 25 1:00s