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1 files changed, 18 insertions, 12 deletions
diff --git a/share/zoneinfo/europe b/share/zoneinfo/europe
index 6eb92b769d6a..78ad05d7f514 100644
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-# @(#)europe 7.41
+# @(#)europe 7.42
# 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
@@ -78,7 +78,7 @@
# of the text said:
# `An old stone obelisk marking a forgotten terrestrial meridian stands
-# beside the river at Kew. In the 18th century, before time and longditude
+# beside the river at Kew. In the 18th century, before time and longitude
# was standardised by the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, scholars observed
# this stone and the movement of stars from Kew Observatory nearby. They
# made their calculations and set the time for the Horse Guards and Parliament,
@@ -86,7 +86,7 @@
# along the towpath within a few yards of it.'
# I have a one inch to one mile map of London and my estimate of the stone's
-# position is 51 deg. 28' 30" N, 0 deg. 18' 45" W. The longditude should
+# position is 51 deg. 28' 30" N, 0 deg. 18' 45" W. The longitude should
# be within about +-2". The Ordnance Survey grid reference is TQ172761.
# [This yields GMTOFF = -0:01:15 for London LMT in the 18th century.]
@@ -167,7 +167,7 @@
# It ends at 02:00 GMT on the morning of the day after the fourth Saturday
# in October. (All the redundant `morning of the day ...' is in the Act.)
# This is only of passing interest now as it will always be overridden by
-# an Order in Council (a Statutary Instrument, the SI thing mentioned above)
+# an Order in Council (a Statutory Instrument, the SI thing mentioned above)
# to specify the EC specified dates.
# From Peter Ilieve <firstname.lastname@example.org> (1993-10-18):
@@ -327,7 +327,7 @@
# so that part of the 1922 Act will still apply.
# - The Defence (Summer Time) Regulations, 1939, SR&O 1939 No. 1379
-# [SR&O == Statutary Regulation and Order]
+# [SR&O == Statutory Regulation and Order]
# These were made under the Emergency Powers (Defence) Act, 1939.
# It changes the end date to be the day after the third Saturday in November.
@@ -403,7 +403,7 @@
# harmonise with the EC since 1981. The major change is that the time changes
# to 01:00 GMT.)
-# - The Summer Time Order, 1992, SI 1992/1729 [SI == Statutary Instrument]
+# - The Summer Time Order, 1992, SI 1992/1729 [SI == Statutory Instrument]
# This specifies dates of:
# Start End
@@ -1298,7 +1298,7 @@ Zone Europe/Athens 1:34:52 - LMT 1895 Sep 14
1:00 Greece CE%sT 1944 Apr 4
2:00 Greece EE%sT 1981
# Shanks says they switched to C-Eur in 1981;
- # go with EU intead, since Greece joined it on Jan 1.
+ # go with EU instead, since Greece joined it on Jan 1.
2:00 EU EE%sT
@@ -1819,9 +1819,15 @@ Zone Europe/Bucharest 1:44:24 - LMT 1891 Oct
2:00 E-Eur EE%sT
-# From Shanks (1991):
-# In 1929 the Soviet Union instituted a 5 day week; in 1932 it instituted
-# a 6 day week; on 1940-06-27 it returned to the Gregorian week.
+# From Chris Carrier <72157.3334@CompuServe.COM> (1996-12-02):
+# On 1929-10-01 the Soviet Union instituted an ``Eternal Calendar''
+# with 30-day months plus 5 holidays, with a 5-day week.
+# On 1931-12-01 it changed to a 6-day week; in 1934 it reverted to the
+# Gregorian calendar while retaining the 6-day week; on 1940-06-27 it
+# reverted to the 7-day week. With the 6-day week the usual days
+# off were the 6th, 12th, 18th, 24th and 30th of the month.
+# (Source: Evitiar Zerubavel, _The Seven Day Circle_)
# From Paul Eggert <email@example.com> (1996-11-22):
# Except for Moscow after 1919-07-01, I invented the time zone abbreviations,
@@ -1882,7 +1888,7 @@ Zone Asia/Omsk 4:53:36 - LMT 1924 May 2
# as far as I remember it was done exactly during winter->summer switching
# so we (Novosibirsk) simply did not switch.
Zone Asia/Novosibirsk 5:31:40 - LMT 1924 May 2
- 6:00 - NOVT 1957 Mar # Novosibirsk TIme
+ 6:00 - NOVT 1957 Mar # Novosibirsk Time
7:00 Russia NOV%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
6:00 1:00 NOVST 1991 Sep 29 2:00s
6:00 - NOVT 1992 Jan 19 2:00s
@@ -2134,7 +2140,7 @@ Link Europe/Istanbul Asia/Istanbul # Istanbul is in both continents.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Ukraine 1917 only - Jul 1 23:00 1:00 UST # Ukrainian Summer Time
-Rule Ukraine 1917 only - Dec 28 0:00 0 KMT # Kiev Mean TIme
+Rule Ukraine 1917 only - Dec 28 0:00 0 KMT # Kiev Mean Time
Rule Ukraine 1918 only - May 31 22:00 2:00 UDST # Ukrainian Double Summer Time
Rule Ukraine 1918 only - Sep 17 0:00 1:00 UST
Rule Ukraine 1919 only - May 31 23:00 2:00 UDST