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@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-# @(#)australasia 7.27
+# @(#)australasia 7.29
# This file also includes Pacific islands.
# Notes are at the end of this file
@@ -143,7 +143,7 @@ Zone Australia/Lord_Howe 10:36:20 - LMT 1895 Feb
# Australian miscellany
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Indian/Christmas 7:02:52 - LMT 1895 Feb
- 7:00 - JVT
+ 7:00 - CXT # Christmas Island Time
#
# Ashmore Is, Cartier
# no indigenous inhabitants; only seasonal caretakers
@@ -159,32 +159,32 @@ Zone Indian/Christmas 7:02:52 - LMT 1895 Feb
# Cook Is
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
-Rule Cook 1978 only - Nov 12 0:00 0:30 HD
-Rule Cook 1979 max - Mar Sun>=1 0:00 0 H
-Rule Cook 1979 max - Oct lastSun 0:00 0:30 HD
+Rule Cook 1978 only - Nov 12 0:00 0:30 HS
+Rule Cook 1979 max - Mar Sun>=1 0:00 0 -
+Rule Cook 1979 max - Oct lastSun 0:00 0:30 HS
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Rarotonga -10:39:04 - LMT 1901 # Avarua
- -10:30 - CIST 1978 Nov 12 # Cook Is ST
- -10:00 Cook T%sT
+ -10:30 - CKT 1978 Nov 12 # Cook Is Time
+ -10:00 Cook CK%sT
# Cocos
# From USNO (1989):
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
-Zone Indian/Cocos 6:30 - CCT
+Zone Indian/Cocos 6:30 - CCT # Cocos Islands Time
# Fiji
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Fiji 11:53:40 - LMT 1915 Oct 26 # Suva
- 12:00 - NZST
+ 12:00 - FJT # Fiji Time
# French Polynesia
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Gambier -8:59:48 - LMT 1912 Oct # Rikitea
- -9:00 - GBT
+ -9:00 - GAMT # Gambier Time
Zone Pacific/Marquesas -9:18:00 - LMT 1912 Oct
- -9:30 - MQT
+ -9:30 - MART # Marquesas Time
Zone Pacific/Tahiti -9:58:16 - LMT 1912 Oct # Papeete
- -10:00 - THT
+ -10:00 - TAHT # Tahiti Time
# Guam
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
@@ -209,57 +209,57 @@ Zone Pacific/Johnston -10:00 - HST
# Kiribati
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Tarawa 11:32:04 - LMT 1901 # Bairiki
- 12:00 - NZST
+ 12:00 - GILT # Gilbert Is Time
Zone Pacific/Enderbury -11:24:20 - LMT 1901
- -12:00 - KJT 1979 Oct
- -11:00 - SST 1995
- 13:00 - TGT
+ -12:00 - PHOT 1979 Oct # Phoenix Is Time
+ -11:00 - PHOT 1995
+ 13:00 - PHOT
Zone Pacific/Kiritimati -10:29:20 - LMT 1901
- -10:40 - LIT 1979 Oct # Line Is Time
- -10:00 - THT 1995
- 14:00 - KRT
+ -10:40 - LINT 1979 Oct # Line Is Time
+ -10:00 - LINT 1995
+ 14:00 - LINT
# N Mariana Is
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Saipan 9:43:00 - LMT 1901
- 9:00 - PLT 1969 Oct
- 10:00 - GST
+ 9:00 - MPT 1969 Oct # N Mariana Is Time
+ 10:00 - MPT
# Marshall Is
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Majuro 11:24:48 - LMT 1901
- 11:00 - NCST 1969 Oct
- 12:00 - NZST
+ 11:00 - MHT 1969 Oct # Marshall Islands Time
+ 12:00 - MHT
Zone Pacific/Kwajalein 11:09:20 - LMT 1901
- 11:00 - NCST 1969 Oct
- -12:00 - KJT 1993 Aug 20
- 12:00 - NZST
+ 11:00 - MHT 1969 Oct
+ -12:00 - KWAT 1993 Aug 20 # Kwajalein Time
+ 12:00 - MHT
# Micronesia
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Yap 9:12:32 - LMT 1901 # Colonia
- 9:00 - PLT 1969 Oct
- 10:00 - GST
+ 9:00 - YAPT 1969 Oct # Yap Time
+ 10:00 - YAPT
Zone Pacific/Truk 10:07:08 - LMT 1901
- 10:00 - GST
+ 10:00 - TRUT # Truk Time
Zone Pacific/Ponape 10:32:52 - LMT 1901 # Kolonia
- 11:00 - NCST
+ 11:00 - PONT # Ponape Time
Zone Pacific/Kosrae 10:51:56 - LMT 1901
- 11:00 - NCST 1969 Oct
- 12:00 - NZST
+ 11:00 - PONT 1969 Oct
+ 12:00 - KOST # Kosrae Time
# Nauru
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Nauru 11:07:40 - LMT 1921 Jan 15 # Uaobe
- 11:30 - NST 1942 Mar 15
+ 11:30 - NRT 1942 Mar 15 # Nauru Time
9:00 - JST 1944 Aug 15
- 11:30 - NST 1979 May
- 12:00 - NZST
+ 11:30 - NRT 1979 May
+ 12:00 - NRT
# New Caledonia
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
-Rule NC 1977 1978 - Dec Sun>=1 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule NC 1978 1979 - Feb 27 0:00 0 S
+Rule NC 1977 1978 - Dec Sun>=1 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule NC 1978 1979 - Feb 27 0:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Noumea 11:05:48 - LMT 1912 Jan 13
11:00 NC NC%sT
@@ -293,11 +293,11 @@ Rule NZ 1990 max - Mar Sun>=15 2:00s 0 S
Zone Pacific/Auckland 11:39:04 - LMT 1868
11:30 NZ NZ%sT 1940 Sep 29 2:00
12:00 NZ NZ%sT
-Zone Pacific/Chatham 12:45 NZ CH%sT
+Zone Pacific/Chatham 12:45 NZ CHA%sT
# Antipodes Is, Kermadec Is
-# no information; probably like Pacific/Auckland
+# uninhabited except by research personnel; probably like Pacific/Auckland
###############################################################################
@@ -305,20 +305,20 @@ Zone Pacific/Chatham 12:45 NZ CH%sT
# Niue
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Niue -11:19:40 - LMT 1901 # Alofi
- -11:20 - NIT 1951 # Niue I Time
- -11:30 - NIT 1978 Oct 1
- -11:00 - SST
+ -11:20 - NUT 1951 # Niue Time
+ -11:30 - NUT 1978 Oct 1
+ -11:00 - NUT
# Norfolk
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Norfolk 11:11:52 - LMT 1901 # Kingston
- 11:12 - NMT 1951
- 11:30 - NRFT
+ 11:12 - NMT 1951 # Norfolk Mean Time
+ 11:30 - NFT # Norfolk Time
# Palau
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Palau 8:57:56 - LMT 1901 # Koror
- 9:00 - PLT
+ 9:00 - PWT # Palau Time
# Palmyra
# uninhabited since World War II; was probably like Pacific/Kiritmati
@@ -326,18 +326,18 @@ Zone Pacific/Palau 8:57:56 - LMT 1901 # Koror
# Papua New Guinea
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Port_Moresby 9:48:40 - LMT 1880
- 9:49 - PMMT 1895
- 10:00 - EST
+ 9:48:40 - PMMT 1895 # Port Moresby Mean Time
+ 10:00 - PGT # Papua New Guinea Time
# Pitcairn
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Pitcairn -8:40:20 - LMT 1901 # Adamstown
- -8:30 - PIT
+ -8:30 - PNT # Pitcairn Time
# American Samoa
Zone Pacific/Pago_Pago 12:37:12 - LMT 1879 Jul 5
-11:22:48 - LMT 1911
- -11:30 - SST 1950
+ -11:30 - SAMT 1950 # Samoa Time
-11:00 - NST 1967 Apr # N=Nome
-11:00 - BST 1983 Nov 30 # B=Bering
-11:00 - SST # S=Samoa
@@ -345,52 +345,52 @@ Zone Pacific/Pago_Pago 12:37:12 - LMT 1879 Jul 5
# W Samoa
Zone Pacific/Apia 12:33:04 - LMT 1879 Jul 5
-11:26:56 - LMT 1911
- -11:30 - SST 1950
- -11:00 - SST
+ -11:30 - SAMT 1950 # Samoa Time
+ -11:00 - WST # W Samoa Time
# Solomon Is
# excludes Bougainville, for which see Papua New Guinea
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Guadalcanal 10:39:48 - LMT 1912 Oct # Honiara
- 11:00 - NCST
+ 11:00 - SBT # Solomon Is Time
# Tokelau Is
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Fakaofo -11:24:56 - LMT 1901
- -10:00 - THT
+ -10:00 - TKT # Tokelau Time
# Tonga
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Tongatapu 12:19:20 - LMT 1901
- 12:20 - TMT 1968 Oct
- 13:00 - TGT
+ 12:20 - TOT 1968 Oct # Tonga Time
+ 13:00 - TOT
# Tuvalu
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Funafuti 11:56:52 - LMT 1901
- 12:00 - NZST
+ 12:00 - TVT # Tuvalu Time
# Vanuatu
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
-Rule Vanuatu 1983 only - Sep 25 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Vanuatu 1984 1991 - Mar Sun>=23 0:00 0 S
-Rule Vanuatu 1984 only - Oct 23 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Vanuatu 1985 1990 - Sep Sun>=23 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Vanuatu 1991 max - Sep lastSun 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Vanuatu 1992 max - Mar lastSun 0:00 0 S
+Rule Vanuatu 1983 only - Sep 25 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Vanuatu 1984 1991 - Mar Sun>=23 0:00 0 -
+Rule Vanuatu 1984 only - Oct 23 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Vanuatu 1985 1990 - Sep Sun>=23 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Vanuatu 1991 max - Sep lastSun 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Vanuatu 1992 max - Mar lastSun 0:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Efate 11:13:16 - LMT 1912 Jan 13 # Vila
- 11:00 - NCST
+ 11:00 Vanuatu VU%sT # Vanuatu Time
# Wake
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Wake 11:06:28 - LMT 1901
- 12:00 - NZST
+ 12:00 - WAKT # Wake Time
# Wallis and Futuna
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Pacific/Wallis 12:15:20 - LMT 1901
- 12:00 - NZST
+ 12:00 - WFT # Wallis & Futuna Time
###############################################################################
@@ -419,40 +419,27 @@ Zone Pacific/Wallis 12:15:20 - LMT 1901
# Corrections are welcome!
# std dst
# LMT Local Mean Time
-# 6:30 CCT Cocos*
-# 7:00 JVT Java*
# 8:00 WST WST Western Australia
# 9:00 JST Japan
-# 9:00 PLT Palau*
# 9:30 CST CST Central Australia
# 10:00 EST EST Eastern Australia
-# 10:00 GST Guam*
+# 10:00 GST Guam
# 10:30 LHST LHST Lord Howe*
-# 11:00 NCST NCDT New Caledonia*
-# 11:30 NRFT Norfolk*
# 12:00 NZST NZDT New Zealand
-# 12:45 CHST CHDT Chatham*
-# 13:00 TGT Tongatapu*
-# 14:00 KRT Kiritimati*
-# -12:00 KJT Kwajalein (no longer used)*
+# 12:45 CHAST CHADT Chatham*
# -11:00 SST Samoa
-# -10:40 LIT Line Is (no longer used)*
-# -10:00 THT Tahiti*
# -10:00 HST Hawaii
-# - 9:30 MQT Marquesas*
-# - 9:00 GBT Gambier*
-# - 8:30 PIT Pitcairn*
#
# See the `northamerica' file for Hawaii.
# See the `southamerica' file for Easter I and the Galapagos Is.
#
-# See the `africa' file for Zone naming conventions.
+# See the `africa' file for time zone naming and abbreviation conventions.
###############################################################################
# Australia
-# From John Mackin (March 6, 1991):
+# From John Mackin (1991-03-06):
# We in Australia have _never_ referred to DST as `daylight' time.
# It is called `summer' time. Now by a happy coincidence, `summer'
# and `standard' happen to start with the same letter; hence, the
@@ -486,20 +473,20 @@ Zone Pacific/Wallis 12:15:20 - LMT 1901
# Northern Territory
-# From George Shepherd via Simon Woodhead via Robert Elz (March 6, 1991):
+# From George Shepherd via Simon Woodhead via Robert Elz (1991-03-06):
# # The NORTHERN TERRITORY.. [ Courtesy N.T. Dept of the Chief Minister ]
# # [ Nov 1990 ]
# # N.T. have never utilised any DST due to sub-tropical/tropical location.
# ...
# Zone Australia/North 9:30 - CST
-# From Bradley White (March 4, 1991):
+# From Bradley White (1991-03-04):
# A recent excerpt from an Australian newspaper...
# the Northern Territory do[es] not have daylight saving.
# Western Australia
-# From George Shepherd via Simon Woodhead via Robert Elz (March 6, 1991):
+# From George Shepherd via Simon Woodhead via Robert Elz (1991-03-06):
# # The state of WESTERN AUSTRALIA.. [ Courtesy W.A. dept Premier+Cabinet ]
# # [ Nov 1990 ]
# # W.A. suffers from a great deal of public and political opposition to
@@ -514,23 +501,23 @@ Zone Pacific/Wallis 12:15:20 - LMT 1901
# Rule AW 1983 only - Oct lastSun 2:00 1:00 D
# Rule AW 1984 only - Mar Sun>=1 3:00 0 W
-# From Bradley White (March 4, 1991):
+# From Bradley White (1991-03-04):
# A recent excerpt from an Australian newspaper...
# Western Australia...do[es] not have daylight saving.
-# From John D. Newman via Bradley White (November 2, 1991):
+# From John D. Newman via Bradley White (1991-11-02):
# Western Australia is still on "winter time". Some DH in Sydney
# rang me at home a few days ago at 6.00am. (He had just arrived at
# work at 9.00am.)
# W.A. is switching to Summer Time on Nov 17th just to confuse
# everybody again.
-# From Arthur David Olson (March 8, 1992):
+# From Arthur David Olson (1992-03-08):
# The 1992 ending date used in the rules is a best guess;
# it matches what was used in the past.
# Queensland
-# From George Shepherd via Simon Woodhead via Robert Elz (March 6, 1991):
+# From George Shepherd via Simon Woodhead via Robert Elz (1991-03-06):
# # The state of QUEENSLAND.. [ Courtesy Qld. Dept Premier Econ&Trade Devel ]
# # [ Dec 1990 ]
# ...
@@ -541,21 +528,21 @@ Zone Pacific/Wallis 12:15:20 - LMT 1901
# Rule AQ 1989 max - Oct lastSun 2:00 1:00 D
# Rule AQ 1990 max - Mar Sun>=1 3:00 0 E
-# From Bradley White (December 24, 1989):
+# From Bradley White (1989-12-24):
# "Australia/Queensland" now observes daylight time (i.e. from
# October 1989).
-# From Bradley White (March 4, 1991):
+# From Bradley White (1991-03-04):
# A recent excerpt from an Australian newspaper...
# ...Queensland...[has] agreed to end daylight saving
# at 3am tomorrow (March 3)...
-# From John Mackin (March 6, 1991):
+# From John Mackin (1991-03-06):
# I can certainly confirm for my part that Daylight Saving in NSW did in fact
# end on Sunday, 3 March. I don't know at what hour, though. (It surprised
# me.)
-# From Bradley White (March 8, 1992):
+# From Bradley White (1992-03-08):
# ...there was recently a referendum in Queensland which resulted
# in the experimental daylight saving system being abandoned. So, ...
# ...
@@ -563,12 +550,12 @@ Zone Pacific/Wallis 12:15:20 - LMT 1901
# Rule QLD 1990 1992 - Mar Sun>=1 3:00 0 S
# ...
-# From Arthur David Olson (March 8, 1992):
+# From Arthur David Olson (1992-03-08):
# The chosen rules the union of the 1971/1972 change and the 1989-1992 changes.
# South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria
-# From Arthur David Olson (March 8, 1992):
+# From Arthur David Olson (1992-03-08):
# The rules from version 7.1 follow.
# There are lots of differences between these rules and
# the Shepherd et al. rules. Since the Shepherd et al. rules
@@ -586,7 +573,7 @@ Zone Pacific/Wallis 12:15:20 - LMT 1901
# 10:00 1:00 EST 1986 Mar Sun<=21 3:00
# 10:00 Oz EST
-# From Robert Elz (March 6, 1991):
+# From Robert Elz (1991-03-06):
# I believe that the current start date for DST is "lastSun" in Oct...
# that changed Oct 89. That is, we're back to the
# original rule, and that rule currently applies in all the states
@@ -596,12 +583,12 @@ Zone Pacific/Wallis 12:15:20 - LMT 1901
# South Australia
-# From Bradley White (March 4, 1991):
+# From Bradley White (1991-03-04):
# A recent excerpt from an Australian newspaper...
# ...South Australia...[has] agreed to end daylight saving
# at 3am tomorrow (March 3)...
-# From George Shepherd via Simon Woodhead via Robert Elz (March 6, 1991):
+# From George Shepherd via Simon Woodhead via Robert Elz (1991-03-06):
# # The state of SOUTH AUSTRALIA....[ Courtesy of S.A. Dept of Labour ]
# # [ Nov 1990 ]
# ...
@@ -612,23 +599,23 @@ Zone Pacific/Wallis 12:15:20 - LMT 1901
# Rule AS 1986 1990 - Mar Sun<=21 3:00 0 C
# Rule AS 1991 max - Mar Sun>=1 3:00 0 C
-# From Bradley White (March 11, 1992):
+# From Bradley White (1992-03-11):
# Recent correspondence with a friend in Adelaide
# contained the following exchange: "Due to the Adelaide Festival,
# South Australia delays setting back our clocks for a few weeks."
-# From Robert Elz (March 13, 1992):
+# From Robert Elz (1992-03-13):
# I heard that apparently (or at least, it appears that)
# South Aus will have an extra 3 weeks daylight saving every even
# numbered year (from 1990). That's when the Adelaide Festival
# is on...
-# From Robert Elz (March 16, 1992, 00:57:07 +1000):
+# From Robert Elz (1992-03-16, 00:57:07 +1000):
# DST didn't end in Adelaide today (yesterday)....
# But whether it's "4th Sunday" or "2nd last Sunday" I have no idea whatever...
# (it's just as likely to be "the Sunday we pick for this year"...).
-# From Bradley White (April 11, 1994):
+# From Bradley White (1994-04-11):
# If Sun, 15 March, 1992 was at +1030 as kre asserts, but yet Sun, 20 March,
# 1994 was at +0930 as John Connolly's customer seems to assert, then I can
# only conclude that the actual rule is more complicated....
@@ -640,11 +627,11 @@ Zone Pacific/Wallis 12:15:20 - LMT 1901
# Tasmania
-# From Bradley White (March 4, 1991):
+# From Bradley White (1991-03-04):
# A recent excerpt from an Australian newspaper...
# ...Tasmania will revert to Australian Eastern Standard Time on March 31...
-# From George Shepherd via Simon Woodhead via Robert Elz (March 6, 1991):
+# From George Shepherd via Simon Woodhead via Robert Elz (1991-03-06):
# # The state of TASMANIA.. [Courtesy Tasmanian Dept of Premier + Cabinet ]
# # [ Nov 1990 ]
# ...
@@ -665,7 +652,7 @@ Zone Pacific/Wallis 12:15:20 - LMT 1901
# Rule AT 1991 max - Oct Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 D
# Rule AT 1991 max - Mar lastSun 3:00 0 E
-# From Bill Hart via Alexander Dupuy and Guy Harris (October 10, 1991):
+# From Bill Hart via Alexander Dupuy and Guy Harris (1991-10-10):
# My state Government in there eagerness to get a few more bucks for the
# tourist industry industry decided to change the daylight savings times
# yet again (we now have almost 6 months per year)...
@@ -676,18 +663,18 @@ Zone Pacific/Wallis 12:15:20 - LMT 1901
# Rule Oz 1987 1990 - Mar Sun<=21 3:00 0 -
# Rule Oz 1991 max - Mar Sun<=31 3:00 0 -
-# From Bill Hart via Guy Harris (October 10, 1991):
+# From Bill Hart via Guy Harris (1991-10-10):
# Oh yes, the new daylight savings rules are uniquely tasmanian, we have
# 6 weeks a year now when we are out of sync with the rest of Australia
# (but nothing new about that).
# Victoria
-# From Bradley White (March 4, 1991):
+# From Bradley White (1991-03-04):
# A recent excerpt from an Australian newspaper...
# ...Victoria...[has] agreed to end daylight saving at 3am tomorrow (March 3)...
-# From George Shepherd via Simon Woodhead via Robert Elz (March 6, 1991):
+# From George Shepherd via Simon Woodhead via Robert Elz (1991-03-06):
# # The state of VICTORIA.. [ Courtesy of Vic. Dept of Premier + Cabinet ]
# # [ Nov 1990 ]
# ...
@@ -714,26 +701,26 @@ Zone Pacific/Wallis 12:15:20 - LMT 1901
# legislation. This is very important to understand.
# I have researched New South Wales time only...
-# From Dave Davey (March 3, 1990):
+# From Dave Davey (1990-03-03):
# Rule NSW 1988 only - Mar Sun>=1 3:00 0 -
# Rule NSW 1989 only - Mar Sun<=21 3:00 0 -
-# From Bradley White (March 4, 1991):
+# From Bradley White (1991-03-04):
# A recent excerpt from an Australian newspaper...
# NSW...[has] agreed to end daylight saving at 3am tomorrow (March 3)...
-# From George Shepherd via Simon Woodhead via Robert Elz (March 6, 1991):
+# From George Shepherd via Simon Woodhead via Robert Elz (1991-03-06):
# # The state of NEW SOUTH WALES.. [confirmed by Attorney General's Dept N.S.W]
# # [ Dec 1990 ]
# ...
# Rule AN 1988 1989 - Mar Sun<=21 3:00 0 E
# ...
-# From John Mackin (March 9, 1991)
+# From John Mackin (1991-03-09)
# I have confirmed the accuracy of the historical data for NSW in the
# file Robert forwarded
-# From Arthur David Olson (March 8, 1992):
+# From Arthur David Olson (1992-03-08):
# Sources differ on whether DST ended March 6 or March 20 in 1988;
# March 20 (the "confirmed" date) is in the chosen rules.
@@ -743,10 +730,10 @@ Zone Pacific/Wallis 12:15:20 - LMT 1901
# Yancowinna
-# From John Basser (January 4, 1989):
+# From John Basser (1989-01-04):
# `Broken Hill' means the County of Yancowinna.
-# From George Shepherd via Simon Woodhead via Robert Elz (March 6, 1991):
+# From George Shepherd via Simon Woodhead via Robert Elz (1991-03-06):
# # YANCOWINNA.. [ Confirmation courtesy of Broken Hill Postmaster ]
# # [ Dec 1990 ]
# ...
@@ -764,7 +751,7 @@ Zone Pacific/Wallis 12:15:20 - LMT 1901
# Lord Howe Island
-# From George Shepherd via Simon Woodhead via Robert Elz (March 6, 1991):
+# From George Shepherd via Simon Woodhead via Robert Elz (1991-03-06):
# LHI... [ Courtesy of Pauline Van Winsen.. pauline@Aus ]
# [ Dec 1990 ]
# Lord Howe Island is located off the New South Wales coast, and is half an
@@ -781,13 +768,13 @@ Zone Pacific/Wallis 12:15:20 - LMT 1901
# New Zealand, from Elz' asia 1.1
# Elz says "no guarantees"
-# From Mark Davies (October 3, 1990):
+# From Mark Davies (1990-10-03):
# the 1989/90 year was a trial of an extended "daylight saving" period.
# This trial was deemed successful and the extended period adopted for
# subsequent years (with the addition of a further week at the start).
# source -- phone call to Ministry of Internal Affairs Head Office.
-# From George Shepherd via Simon Woodhead via Robert Elz (March 6, 1991):
+# From George Shepherd via Simon Woodhead via Robert Elz (1991-03-06):
# # The Country of New Zealand (Australia's east island -) Gee they hate that!
# # or is Australia the west island of N.Z.
# # [ courtesy of Geoff Tribble.. Geofft@Aus.. Auckland N.Z. ]
@@ -801,7 +788,7 @@ Zone Pacific/Wallis 12:15:20 - LMT 1901
# Zone NZ 12:00 NZ NZ%sT # New Zealand
# Zone NZ-CHAT 12:45 - NZ-CHAT # Chatham Island
-# From Arthur David Olson (March 8, 1992):
+# From Arthur David Olson (1992-03-08):
# The chosen rules use the Davies October 8 values for the start of DST in 1989
# rather than the October 1 value.
@@ -838,7 +825,7 @@ Zone Pacific/Wallis 12:15:20 - LMT 1901
# In comp.risks 14.87 (26 August 1993), Peter Neumann writes:
# I wonder what happened in Kwajalein, where there was NO Friday,
-# August 20, 1993. Thursday night at midnight Kwajalein switched sides with
+# 1993-08-20. Thursday night at midnight Kwajalein switched sides with
# respect to the International Date Line, to rejoin its fellow islands,
# going from 11:59 p.m. Thursday to 12:00 m. Saturday in a blink.