El Salvador

Rodrigo Severo rodrigo at fabricadeideias.com
Wed Sep 26 19:23:34 UTC 2007

On 9/26/07, Bobby Rullo <br at osafoundation.org> wrote:
> That makes sense now, although I think it would be clearer to change the
> last Zone line to stop in 1989 and add one more Zone line like so:
> # Zone  NAME            GMTOFF  RULES   FORMAT  [UNTIL]
>                         -6:00   Salv    C%sT    1989
>                         -6:00     -     CST
> The conceptual block that I had to overcome was that I thought of Rules as
> things that happen every year, and if there's not a rule for that year, it
> doesn't apply. In other words I didn't grok that "the last rule sticks"

I think I haven't made myself clear. It isn't a question of "the last rule
sticking". Rules defines changes in presented time.The time defined by the
last rule, i.e., the last change in time, sticks, not the last rule. See the

Rodrigo Severo
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