Adrian_Loram at uk.ibm.com
Tue Jul 11 08:39:18 UTC 2006
Can you please clarify what Canada changes (in line with the US 2007 DST
changes) are in the current tz update (2006g) and what further ones are
On 27 Jun 2006, Chris Walton said:
> Version 2006d of the Olson database was updated to reflect an assumption
> provinces and territories will eventually follow the US rules by
extending daylight saving.
.. so I had assumed there would be no further update.
Paul Eggert <eggert at CS.UCLA.EDU> wrote on 11/07/2006 00:24:20:
> Robbin Kawabata <Robbin.Kawabata at eng.sun.com> writes:
> > Do you plan to put out a tz update (2006h?) soon that includes the
> > Canada changes?
> How soon is "soon"? :-)
> I don't have a schedule and I don't know that Arthur does either. The
> Moncton and Bermuda changes don't take effect until March 2007, so
> unless I'm missing something they're not that urgent.
> The proposed new Zones America/Blanc-Sablon and America/Atikokan do
> affect current time stamps but these are for small regions that have
> used standard time for decades (we think) so they normally wouldn't
> justify a high-priority update.
> I am hoping for a bit more feedback about these Canadian changes
> before proposing tz updates. Plus, you never know, those pesky
> Canadian politicians might change their minds again before next year!
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