El Salvador

Bobby Rullo br at osafoundation.org
Wed Sep 26 20:58:12 UTC 2007

That's what I meant (I think) - I meant that the change in time  
offset sticks, not that the change happens every year. Did I get that  

Thanks again,


On Sep 26, 2007, at 12:23 PM, Rodrigo Severo wrote:

> 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 diference?
> Rodrigo Severo

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