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@@ -1,10 +1,10 @@
-# @(#)europe 7.90
+# @(#)europe 7.95
# 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):
+# From Paul Eggert (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).
@@ -55,7 +55,7 @@
# A reliable and entertaining source about time zones, especially in Britain,
# Derek Howse, Greenwich time and longitude, Philip Wilson Publishers (1997).
-# From Peter Ilieve <peter@memex.co.uk> (1994-12-04),
+# From Peter Ilieve (1994-12-04),
# The original six [EU members]: Belgium, France, (West) Germany, Italy,
# Luxembourg, the Netherlands.
# Plus, from 1 Jan 73: Denmark, Ireland, United Kingdom.
@@ -81,7 +81,7 @@
# Britain (United Kingdom) and Ireland (Eire)
-# From Peter Ilieve <peter@memex.co.uk> (1994-07-06):
+# From Peter Ilieve (1994-07-06):
#
# On 17 Jan 1994 the Independent, a UK quality newspaper, had a piece about
# historical vistas along the Thames in west London. There was a photo
@@ -102,7 +102,7 @@
#
# [This yields GMTOFF = -0:01:15 for London LMT in the 18th century.]
-# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1993-11-18):
+# From Paul Eggert (1993-11-18):
#
# Howse writes that Britain was the first country to use standard time.
# The railways cared most about the inconsistencies of local mean time,
@@ -168,12 +168,12 @@
# known as "British" Summer Time in all parts of the United Kingdom.
# Date: 4 Jan 89 08:57:25 GMT (Wed)
-# From: Jonathan Leffler <nih-csl!uunet!mcvax!sphinx.co.uk!john>
+# From: Jonathan Leffler
# [British Summer Time] is fixed annually by Act of Parliament.
# If you can predict what Parliament will do, you should be in
# politics making a fortune, not computing.
-# From Chris Carrier <72157.3334@CompuServe.COM> (1996-06-14):
+# From Chris Carrier (1996-06-14):
# 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
@@ -204,15 +204,15 @@
# 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
+# Peter Ilieve (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
+# Since 1998 Joseph S. Myers 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>
-# From Joseph S. Myers <jsm28@cam.ac.uk> (1998-01-06):
+# From Joseph S. Myers (1998-01-06):
#
# The legal time in the UK outside of summer time is definitely GMT, not UTC;
# see Lord Tanlaw's speech
@@ -255,6 +255,35 @@
# "Timeball on the ballast office is down. Dunsink time."
# -- James Joyce, Ulysses
+# From Joseph S. Myers (2005-01-26):
+# Irish laws are available online at www.irishstatutebook.ie. These include
+# various relating to legal time, for example:
+#
+# ZZA13Y1923.html ZZA12Y1924.html ZZA8Y1925.html ZZSIV20PG1267.html
+#
+# ZZSI71Y1947.html ZZSI128Y1948.html ZZSI23Y1949.html ZZSI41Y1950.html
+# ZZSI27Y1951.html ZZSI73Y1952.html
+#
+# ZZSI11Y1961.html ZZSI232Y1961.html ZZSI182Y1962.html
+# ZZSI167Y1963.html ZZSI257Y1964.html ZZSI198Y1967.html
+# ZZA23Y1968.html ZZA17Y1971.html
+#
+# ZZSI67Y1981.html ZZSI212Y1982.html ZZSI45Y1986.html
+# ZZSI264Y1988.html ZZSI52Y1990.html ZZSI371Y1992.html
+# ZZSI395Y1994.html ZZSI484Y1997.html ZZSI506Y2001.html
+#
+# [These are all relative to the root, e.g., the first is
+# <http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZA13Y1923.html>.]
+#
+# (These are those I found, but there could be more. In any case these
+# should allow various updates to the comments in the europe file to cover
+# the laws applicable in Ireland.)
+#
+# (Note that the time in the Republic of Ireland since 1968 has been defined
+# in terms of standard time being GMT+1 with a period of winter time when it
+# is GMT, rather than standard time being GMT with a period of summer time
+# being GMT+1.)
+
# From Paul Eggert (1999-03-28):
# Clive Feather (<news:859845706.26043.0@office.demon.net>, 1997-03-31)
# reports that Folkestone (Cheriton) Shuttle Terminal uses Concession Time
@@ -393,13 +422,6 @@ Zone Europe/London -0:01:15 - LMT 1847 Dec 1
1:00 - BST 1971 Oct 31 2:00u
0:00 GB-Eire %s 1996
0:00 EU GMT/BST
-Zone Europe/Belfast -0:23:40 - LMT 1880 Aug 2
- -0:25:21 - DMT 1916 May 21 2:00 # Dublin/Dunsink MT
- -0:25:21 1:00 IST 1916 Oct 1 2:00s # Irish Summer Time
- 0:00 GB-Eire %s 1968 Oct 27
- 1:00 - BST 1971 Oct 31 2:00u
- 0:00 GB-Eire %s 1996
- 0:00 EU GMT/BST
Zone Europe/Dublin -0:25:00 - LMT 1880 Aug 2
-0:25:21 - DMT 1916 May 21 2:00
-0:25:21 1:00 IST 1916 Oct 1 2:00s
@@ -507,7 +529,7 @@ Zone EET 2:00 EU EE%sT
# Previous editions of this database used abbreviations like MET DST
# for Central European Summer Time, but this didn't agree with common usage.
-# From Markus Kuhn <mskuhn@unrza3.dialin.rrze.uni-erlangen.de> (1996-07-12):
+# From Markus Kuhn (1996-07-12):
# The official German names ... are
#
# Mitteleuropaeische Zeit (MEZ) = UTC+01:00
@@ -623,7 +645,7 @@ Zone Europe/Minsk 1:50:16 - LMT 1880
# pp 8-9.
# LMT before 1892 was 0:17:30, according to the official journal of Belgium:
# Moniteur Belge, Samedi 30 Avril 1892, N.121.
-# Thanks to Pascal Delmoitie <pascal@belnet.be> for these references.
+# Thanks to Pascal Delmoitie for these references.
# The 1918 rules are listed for completeness; they apply to unoccupied Belgium.
# Assume Brussels switched to WET in 1918 when the armistice took effect.
#
@@ -682,7 +704,7 @@ Zone Europe/Brussels 0:17:30 - LMT 1880
# Bulgaria
#
-# From Plamen Simenov <P.Simeonov@cnsys.bg> via Steffen Thorsen (1999-09-09):
+# From Plamen Simenov via Steffen Thorsen (1999-09-09):
# A document of Government of Bulgaria (No.94/1997) says:
# EET --> EETDST is in 03:00 Local time in last Sunday of March ...
# EETDST --> EET is in 04:00 Local time in last Sunday of October
@@ -727,6 +749,40 @@ Zone Europe/Prague 0:57:44 - LMT 1850
1:00 EU CE%sT
# Denmark, Faeroe Islands, and Greenland
+
+# From Jesper Norgaard Welen (2005-04-26):
+# http://www.hum.aau.dk/~poe/tid/tine/DanskTid.htm says that the law
+# [introducing standard time] was in effect from 1894-01-01....
+# The page http://www.retsinfo.dk/_GETDOCI_/ACCN/A18930008330-REGL
+# confirms this, and states that the law was put forth 1893-03-29.
+#
+# The EU treaty with effect from 1973:
+# http://www.retsinfo.dk/_GETDOCI_/ACCN/A19722110030-REGL
+#
+# This provoked a new law from 1974 to make possible summer time changes
+# in subsequenet decrees with the law
+# http://www.retsinfo.dk/_GETDOCI_/ACCN/A19740022330-REGL
+#
+# It seems however that no decree was set forward until 1980. I have
+# not found any decree, but in another related law, the effecting DST
+# changes are stated explicitly to be from 1980-04-06 at 02:00 to
+# 1980-09-28 at 02:00. If this is true, this differs slightly from
+# the EU rule in that DST runs to 02:00, not 03:00. We don't know
+# when Denmark began using the EU rule correctly, but we have only
+# confirmation of the 1980-time, so I presume it was correct in 1981:
+# The law is about the management of the extra hour, concerning
+# working hours reported and effect on obligatory-rest rules (which
+# was suspended on that night):
+# http://www.retsinfo.dk/_GETDOCI_/ACCN/C19801120554-REGL
+
+# From Jesper Norgaard Welen (2005-06-11):
+# The Herning Folkeblad (1980-09-26) reported that the night between
+# Saturday and Sunday the clock is set back from three to two.
+
+# From Paul Eggert (2005-06-11):
+# Hence the "02:00" of the 1980 law refers to standard time, not
+# wall-clock time, and so the EU rules were in effect in 1980.
+
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Denmark 1916 only - May 14 23:00 1:00 S
Rule Denmark 1916 only - Sep 30 23:00 0 -
@@ -739,13 +795,10 @@ Rule Denmark 1947 only - May 4 2:00s 1:00 S
Rule Denmark 1947 only - Aug 10 2:00s 0 -
Rule Denmark 1948 only - May 9 2:00s 1:00 S
Rule Denmark 1948 only - Aug 8 2:00s 0 -
-# Whitman also gives 1949 Apr 9 to 1949 Oct 1, and disagrees in minor ways
-# about many of the above dates; go with Shanks.
#
-# For 1894, Shanks says Jan, Whitman Apr; go with Whitman.
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Europe/Copenhagen 0:50:20 - LMT 1890
- 0:50:20 - CMT 1894 Apr # Copenhagen Mean Time
+ 0:50:20 - CMT 1894 Jan 1 # Copenhagen MT
1:00 Denmark CE%sT 1942 Nov 2 2:00s
1:00 C-Eur CE%sT 1945 Apr 2 2:00
1:00 Denmark CE%sT 1980
@@ -754,6 +807,11 @@ Zone Atlantic/Faeroe -0:27:04 - LMT 1908 Jan 11 # Torshavn
0:00 - WET 1981
0:00 EU WE%sT
#
+# From Paul Eggert (2004-10-31):
+# During World War II, Germany maintained secret manned weather stations in
+# East Greenland and Franz Josef Land, but we don't know their time zones.
+# My source for this is Wilhelm Dege's book mentioned under Svalbard.
+#
# From Paul Eggert (1996-11-22):
# Greenland joined the EU as part of Denmark, obtained home rule on 1979-05-01,
# and left the EU on 1985-02-01. It therefore should have been using EU
@@ -840,12 +898,12 @@ 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):
+# From Peter Ilieve (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):
+# From Peter Ilieve (1996-10-28):
# [IATA SSIM (1992/1996) claims that the Baltic republics switch at 01:00s,
# but a relative confirms that Estonia still switches at 02:00s, writing:]
# ``I do not [know] exactly but there are some little different
@@ -855,7 +913,7 @@ Zone America/Thule -4:35:08 - LMT 1916 Jul 28 # Pituffik air base
# human physiology. It seems that Estonia maybe will not change to
# summer time next spring.''
-# From Peter Ilieve <peter@aldie.co.uk> (1998-11-04), heavily edited:
+# From Peter Ilieve (1998-11-04), heavily edited:
# <a href="http://trip.rk.ee/cgi-bin/thw?${BASE}=akt&${OOHTML}=rtd&TA=1998&TO=1&AN=1390">
# The 1998-09-22 Estonian time law
# </a>
@@ -904,11 +962,11 @@ Zone Europe/Tallinn 1:39:00 - LMT 1880
# Finland
#
-# From Hannu Strang <chs@apu.fi> (25 Sep 1994 06:03:37 UTC):
+# From Hannu Strang (25 Sep 1994 06:03:37 UTC):
# Well, here in Helsinki we're just changing from summer time to regular one,
# and it's supposed to change at 4am...
#
-# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (25 Sep 1994):
+# From Paul Eggert (25 Sep 1994):
# Shanks says Finland has switched at 02:00 standard time since 1981.
# Go with Strang instead.
#
@@ -985,7 +1043,7 @@ Rule France 1940 only - Feb 25 2:00 1:00 S
# Dole, Morez, St-Claude, and Collognes (Haute-Savioe).
Rule France 1941 only - May 5 0:00 2:00 M # Midsummer
# Shanks says this transition occurred at Oct 6 1:00,
-# but go with Denis.Excoffier@ens.fr (1997-12-12),
+# but go with Denis Excoffier (1997-12-12),
# who quotes the Ephemerides Astronomiques for 1998 from Bureau des Longitudes
# as saying 5/10/41 22hUT.
Rule France 1941 only - Oct 6 0:00 1:00 S
@@ -1019,7 +1077,7 @@ Zone Europe/Paris 0:09:21 - LMT 1891 Mar 15 0:01
# Germany
-# From Markus Kuhn <Markus.Kuhn@cl.cam.ac.uk> (1998-09-29):
+# From Markus Kuhn (1998-09-29):
# The German time zone web site by the Physikalisch-Technische
# Bundesanstalt contains DST information back to 1916.
# [See tz-link.htm for the URL.]
@@ -1134,7 +1192,7 @@ Zone Europe/Budapest 1:16:20 - LMT 1890 Oct
# Iceland
#
-# From Adam David <adam@veda.is> (1993-11-06):
+# From Adam David (1993-11-06):
# The name of the timezone in Iceland for system / mail / news purposes is GMT.
#
# (1993-12-05):
@@ -1161,7 +1219,7 @@ Zone Europe/Budapest 1:16:20 - LMT 1890 Oct
# might be a reference to the Julian calendar as opposed to Gregorian, or it
# might mean something else (???).
#
-# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1999-10-29):
+# From Paul Eggert (1999-10-29):
# The Iceland Almanak, Shanks and Whitman disagree on many points.
# We go with the Almanak, except for one claim from Shanks, namely that
# Reykavik was 21W57 from 1837 to 1908, local mean time before that.
@@ -1277,7 +1335,7 @@ Link Europe/Rome Europe/San_Marino
# Latvia
-# From Liene Kanepe <Liene_Kanepe@lm.gov.lv> (1998-09-17):
+# From Liene Kanepe (1998-09-17):
# I asked about this matter Scientific Secretary of the Institute of Astronomy
# of The University of Latvia Dr. paed Mr. Ilgonis Vilks. I also searched the
@@ -1364,7 +1422,7 @@ Zone Europe/Vaduz 0:38:04 - LMT 1894 Jun
# IATA SSIM (1992/1996) says Lithuania uses W-Eur rules, but since it is
# known to be wrong about Estonia and Latvia, assume it's wrong here too.
-# From Marius Gedminas <mgedmin@pub.osf.lt> (1998-08-07):
+# From Marius Gedminas (1998-08-07):
# I would like to inform that in this year Lithuanian time zone
# (Europe/Vilnius) was changed.
@@ -1471,7 +1529,7 @@ Zone Europe/Malta 0:58:04 - LMT 1893 Nov 2 # Valletta
# on 1991-08-27 (the 1992-01-19 date is that of a Russian decree).
# In early 1992 there was large-scale interethnic violence in the area
# and it's possible that some Russophones continued to observe Moscow time.
-# But moldavizolit@tirastel.md and mk@tirastel.md separately reported via
+# But [two people] separately reported via
# Jesper Norgaard that as of 2001-01-24 Tiraspol was like Chisinau.
# The Tiraspol entry has therefore been removed for now.
@@ -1574,12 +1632,10 @@ Zone Europe/Amsterdam 0:19:32 - LMT 1835
1:00 EU CE%sT
# Norway
+# http://met.no/met/met_lex/q_u/sommertid.html (2004-01) agrees with Shanks.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
-# Whitman gives 1916 May 21 - 1916 Oct 21; go with Shanks.
Rule Norway 1916 only - May 22 1:00 1:00 S
Rule Norway 1916 only - Sep 30 0:00 0 -
-# Whitman says DST observed 1935-08-11/1942-11-01, then 1943-03-29/10-04,
-# 1944-04-03/10-02, and 1945-04-01/10-01; go with Shanks.
Rule Norway 1945 only - Apr 2 2:00s 1:00 S
Rule Norway 1945 only - Oct 1 2:00s 0 -
Rule Norway 1959 1964 - Mar Sun>=15 2:00s 1:00 S
@@ -1633,7 +1689,7 @@ Zone Europe/Oslo 0:43:00 - LMT 1895 Jan 1
# <http://www.svalbard.com/SvalbardFAQ.html> says that the Germans were
# expelled on 1942-05-14. However, small parties of Germans did return,
# and according to Wilhelm Dege's book "War North of 80" (1954)
-# <http://www.utpress.utoronto.ca/publishing/rights/dege_warnorthof80.htm>
+# <http://www.ucalgary.ca/UofC/departments/UP/1-55238/1-55238-110-2.html>
# the German armed forces at the Svalbard weather station code-named
# Haudegen did not surrender to the Allies until September 1945.
#
@@ -1652,19 +1708,26 @@ Rule Poland 1944 only - Oct 4 2:00 0 -
# For 1944-1948 Whitman gives the previous day; go with Shanks.
Rule Poland 1945 only - Apr 29 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Poland 1945 only - Nov 1 0:00 0 -
-Rule Poland 1946 only - Apr 14 0:00 1:00 S
-Rule Poland 1946 only - Sep 7 0:00 0 -
-Rule Poland 1947 only - May 4 0:00 1:00 S
-Rule Poland 1947 1948 - Oct Sun>=1 0:00 0 -
-Rule Poland 1948 only - Apr 18 0:00 1:00 S
-# Whitman also gives 1949 Apr 9 - 1949 Oct 1; go with Shanks.
+# For 1946 on the source is Kazimierz Borkowski,
+# Torun Center for Astronomy, Dept. of Radio Astronomy, Nicolaus Copernicus U.,
+# <http://www.astro.uni.torun.pl/~kb/Artykuly/U-PA/Czas2.htm#tth_tAb1>
+# Thanks to Przemyslaw Augustyniak (2005-05-28) for this reference.
+# He also gives these further references:
+# Mon Pol nr 13, poz 162 (1995) <http://www.abc.com.pl/serwis/mp/1995/0162.htm>
+# Druk nr 2180 (2003) <http://www.senat.gov.pl/k5/dok/sejm/053/2180.pdf>
+Rule Poland 1946 only - Apr 14 0:00s 1:00 S
+Rule Poland 1946 only - Oct 7 2:00s 0 -
+Rule Poland 1947 only - May 4 2:00s 1:00 S
+Rule Poland 1947 1949 - Oct Sun>=1 2:00s 0 -
+Rule Poland 1948 only - Apr 18 2:00s 1:00 S
+Rule Poland 1949 only - Apr 10 2:00s 1:00 S
Rule Poland 1957 only - Jun 2 1:00s 1:00 S
Rule Poland 1957 1958 - Sep lastSun 1:00s 0 -
Rule Poland 1958 only - Mar 30 1:00s 1:00 S
Rule Poland 1959 only - May 31 1:00s 1:00 S
Rule Poland 1959 1961 - Oct Sun>=1 1:00s 0 -
Rule Poland 1960 only - Apr 3 1:00s 1:00 S
-Rule Poland 1961 1964 - May Sun>=25 1:00s 1:00 S
+Rule Poland 1961 1964 - May lastSun 1:00s 1:00 S
Rule Poland 1962 1964 - Sep lastSun 1:00s 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Europe/Warsaw 1:24:00 - LMT 1880
@@ -1673,33 +1736,17 @@ Zone Europe/Warsaw 1:24:00 - LMT 1880
2:00 Poland EE%sT 1922 Jun
1:00 Poland CE%sT 1940 Jun 23 2:00
1:00 C-Eur CE%sT 1944 Oct
- 1:00 Poland CE%sT 1977 Apr 3 1:00
- 1:00 W-Eur CE%sT 1999
-# IATA SSIM (1991/1996) gives EU rules, but the _The Warsaw Voice_
-# <a href="http://www.warsawvoice.com.pl/v361/NewsInBrief.shtml">
-# http://www.warsawvoice.com/pl/v361/NewsInBrief.shtml (1995-09-24)
-# </a>
-# says the autumn 1995 switch was at 02:00.
-# Stick with W-Eur for now.
-#
-# From Marcin.Kasperski@softax.com.pl (1999-06-10):
-# According to my colleagues someone recently decided, that Poland would
-# follow European Union regulations, so - I think - the matter is not
-# worth further discussion.
-#
-# From Paul Eggert (1999-06-10):
-# Kasperski also writes that the government futzed with the rules in 1997
-# or 1998 but he doesn't remember the details. Assume they switched to
-# EU rules in 1999.
+ 1:00 Poland CE%sT 1977
+ 1:00 W-Eur CE%sT 1988
1:00 EU CE%sT
# Portugal
#
-# From Rui Pedro Salgueiro <rps@inescca.inescc.pt> (1992-11-12):
+# From Rui Pedro Salgueiro (1992-11-12):
# Portugal has recently (September, 27) changed timezone
# (from WET to MET or CET) to harmonize with EEC.
#
-# Martin Bruckmann <martin@ua.pt> (1996-02-29) reports via Peter Ilieve
+# Martin Bruckmann (1996-02-29) reports via Peter Ilieve
# that Portugal is reverting to 0:00 by not moving its clocks this spring.
# The new Prime Minister was fed up with getting up in the dark in the winter.
#
@@ -1829,25 +1876,25 @@ Zone Europe/Bucharest 1:44:24 - LMT 1891 Oct
# Russia
-# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1999-11-12):
+# From Paul Eggert (1999-11-12):
# Except for Moscow after 1919-07-01, I invented the time zone abbreviations.
# Moscow time zone abbreviations after 1919-07-01, and Moscow rules after 1991,
# are from Andrey A. Chernov. The rest is from Shanks, except we follow
# Chernov's report that 1992 DST transitions were Sat 23:00, not Sun 02:00s.
#
-# From Stanislaw A. Kuzikowski <S.A.Kuz@iae.nsk.su> (1994-06-29):
+# From Stanislaw A. Kuzikowski (1994-06-29):
# But now it is some months since Novosibirsk is 3 hours ahead of Moscow!
# I do not know why they have decided to make this change;
# as far as I remember it was done exactly during winter->summer switching
# so we (Novosibirsk) simply did not switch.
#
-# From Andrey A. Chernov <ache@nagual.ru> (1996-10-04):
+# From Andrey A. Chernov (1996-10-04):
# `MSK' and `MSD' were born and used initially on Moscow computers with
# UNIX-like OSes by several developer groups (e.g. Demos group, Kiae group)....
# The next step was the UUCP network, the Relcom predecessor
# (used mainly for mail), and MSK/MSD was actively used there.
#
-# From Chris Carrier <72157.3334@CompuServe.COM> (1996-10-30):
+# From Chris Carrier (1996-10-30):
# According to a friend of mine who rode the Trans-Siberian Railroad from
# Moscow to Irkutsk in 1995, public air and rail transport in Russia ...
# still follows Moscow time, no matter where in Russia it is located.
@@ -2035,7 +2082,7 @@ Zone Europe/Belgrade 1:22:00 - LMT 1884
1:00 - CET 1941 Apr 18 23:00
1:00 C-Eur CE%sT 1945 May 8 2:00s
1:00 1:00 CEST 1945 Sep 16 2:00s
-# Metod Kozelj <metod.kozelj@rzs-hm.si> reports that the legal date of
+# Metod Kozelj reports that the legal date of
# transition to EU rules was 1982-11-27, for all of Yugoslavia at the time.
# Shanks doesn't give as much detail, so go with Kozelj.
1:00 - CET 1982 Nov 27
@@ -2309,7 +2356,7 @@ Zone Europe/Simferopol 2:16:24 - LMT 1880
3:00 Russia MSK/MSD 1990
3:00 - MSK 1990 Jul 1 2:00
2:00 - EET 1992
-# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1999-11-12):
+# From Paul Eggert (1999-11-12):
# The _Economist_ (1994-05-28, p 45) reports that central Crimea switched
# from Kiev to Moscow time sometime after the January 1994 elections.
# Shanks says ``date of change uncertain'', but implies that it happened
@@ -2339,8 +2386,7 @@ Zone Europe/Simferopol 2:16:24 - LMT 1880
# ...
# Date: Wed, 28 Jan 87 16:56:27 -0100
-# From: seismo!mcvax!cgcha!wtho (Tom Hofmann)
-# Message-Id: <8701281556.AA22174@cgcha.uucp>
+# From: Tom Hofmann
# ...
#
# ...the European time rules are...standardized since 1981, when
@@ -2359,11 +2405,11 @@ Zone Europe/Simferopol 2:16:24 - LMT 1880
#
# Tom Hofmann, Scientific Computer Center, CIBA-GEIGY AG,
# 4002 Basle, Switzerland
-# UUCP: ...!mcvax!cernvax!cgcha!wtho
+# ...
# ...
# Date: Wed, 4 Feb 87 22:35:22 +0100
-# From: seismo!mcvax!cwi.nl!dik (Dik T. Winter)
+# From: Dik T. Winter
# ...
#
# The information from Tom Hofmann is (as far as I know) not entirely correct.
@@ -2389,8 +2435,7 @@ Zone Europe/Simferopol 2:16:24 - LMT 1880
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# dik t. winter, cwi, amsterdam, nederland
-# INTERNET : dik@cwi.nl
-# BITNET/EARN: dik@mcvax
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# From Bob Devine (1988-01-28):
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