Error in time zone for Egypt

Martin Höfler mhoefler at
Sun Aug 15 19:44:23 UTC 2010


I think there's an error in the time zone description of Egypt for 2010:
during Ramadan, Egypt switches back to standard time and at the end of
Ramadan it's daylight saving time again. This is the respective rule:

Rule	Egypt	2010	only	-	Sep	9	0:00s	1:00	S

However, Ramadan seems to end at midnight between the 9th and the 10th of
September (it lasts 30 days, which includes the 9th). See

So the rule should be:

Rule	Egypt	2010	only	-	Sep	9	24:00s	1:00	S


Rule	Egypt	2010	only	-	Sep	10	0:00s	1:00	S

I'm not 100% sure about all this (I'm no expert), but as the other sources
in the time zone file don't mention a specific switch time, I think the rule
needs to be corrected.

Best regards,
Martin Hoefler

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