daylight saving in Egypt
pkoning at equallogic.com
Tue Sep 4 20:59:25 UTC 2007
>>>>> "Arthur" == Arthur David Olson <Olson> writes:
>> > "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
>> > 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
>> 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 Friday.
Arthur> It seems to me as if tzdata2007g.tar.gz does reflect the
Arthur> moved-up change--see below.
Not quite, judging by the article quote. It implies that the change
is for 2007 only. Incidentally, MS released a patch
this change, and the description states that it's 2007 only.
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