My confusion with Asia/Aqtau

Dave Rolsky autarch at
Sat Jul 19 19:35:16 UTC 2003

On Fri, 18 Jul 2003, Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) wrote:

> Dave Rolsky's interpretation of what the "asia" file *says* is happening
> is correct, as witness output from "zdump -v Asia/Aqtau | grep 1995":

Thanks, at least I know I'm reading this correctly.  Now to make my code
handle this properly ...

> I don't know *really* happened in Asia/Aqtau in 1995;
> if there was indeed just one change to clocks, the "1995 Sep lastSun" line
> needs tweaking.

It sure seems odd, but given that time zones are set by governments, I
won't rule anything out ;)


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