Time format error in Olson TZ rules for Asia

Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) [E] olsona at dc37a.nci.nih.gov
Tue Apr 27 16:15:12 UTC 2010

  | For this particular case, I've jumped in my time machine and changed
  | the timezone compiler so that a rule such as...
  | 	Rule whatever 2010 max - Mar Fri>=26 2:00 1:00 D
  | ...does the right thing.

> That's good, I didn't know that we had that ability - so the Jordan rule
> could be changed to use that, right?   That is, your comment was more to
> the point that "lastFri" is not equivalent to "day after lastThu", rather
> than saying that we needed to retain 24:00 in the data file.

Well...the "24:00" support was introduced in 1998, while the "Fri>=26" support was introduced in 2004.
So going with "24:00" makes more out-in-the-field time zone compilers happy.


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