Mauritius DST yet again
emaste at freebsd.org
Tue Oct 7 18:45:53 UTC 2008
On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 10:45:16PM +0700, Robert Elz wrote:
> Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2008 10:57:28 -0400
> From: Ed Maste <emaste at freebsd.org>
> | This seems to imply to me that it's 2am local time and is what I'd
> | expect, but that contradicts the actual bill.
> No contradiction: when summer time ends, 2am occurs twice, the web
> page is just not bothering to be clear about which one of those is
> the one that ends summer time. The legislation is.
Yep, it seems like the bill is explicit, and doesn't match what's in 2008g.
Perhaps the following?
# THE TIME BILL (No. XXVII of 2008) Explanatory Memorandum states the
# beginning / ending of summer time is 2 o'clock standard time in the
# morning of the last Sunday of October / last Sunday of March.
# <a href="http://www.gov.mu/portal/goc/assemblysite/file/bill2708.pdf">
$ diff -u3 africa.2008g africa
--- africa.2008g Tue Oct 7 14:35:26 2008
+++ africa Tue Oct 7 14:41:23 2008
@@ -453,11 +453,18 @@
# year 2008 - 2009 will, therefore, be effective as from 26 October 2008
# and end on 29 March 2009.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Mauritius 1982 only - Oct 10 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Mauritius 1983 only - Mar 21 0:00 0 -
-Rule Mauritius 2008 max - Oct lastSun 2:00 1:00 S
-Rule Mauritius 2009 max - Mar lastSun 2:00 0 -
+Rule Mauritius 2008 max - Oct lastSun 2:00s 1:00 S
+Rule Mauritius 2009 max - Mar lastSun 2:00s 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Indian/Mauritius 3:50:00 - LMT 1907 # Port Louis
4:00 Mauritius MU%sT # Mauritius Time
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