daylight saving in Egypt
Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) [E]
olsona at dc37a.nci.nih.gov
Tue Sep 4 20:53:10 UTC 2007
> > "Egypt will start its wintertime as of Friday, September 7," Cabinet
> > Spokesman Magdi Radi announced Wednesday 22/8/2007. This means that
> > Egyptians will set their clocks one hour backward.
> > Egypt operates Daylight-Saving Time between the last Friday in April
> > and the last Thursday in September when the clocks are a 3 hours
> > of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
> > The date will change a little bit this year because of Ramadan, the
> > Holy Muslims fasting month due to start Thursday, September 13.
> The current tzdata2007g.tar.gz does not have this, but Paul Eggert's
> latest patch has it - so it is probably time to make a new release by
It seems to me as if tzdata2007g.tar.gz does reflect the moved-up
Script started on Tue Sep 04 16:47:08 2007
lecserver$ ftp elsie.nci.nih.gov
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ftp> cd pub
250 CWD command successful.
ftp> get tzdata2007g.tar.gz
200 PORT command successful.
150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for tzdata2007g.tar.gz (161080
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lecserver$ gunzip < *.gz | tar xf -
lecserver$ grep "Egypt.*2007" africa
# saving time in Egypt will end in the night of 2007-09-06 to
Rule Egypt 2007 max - Sep Thu>=1 23:00s 0
script done on Tue Sep 04 16:48:24 2007
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