[tz] Australia AEDT/EDT

Philip Newton philip.newton at gmail.com
Thu Nov 1 16:45:22 UTC 2012

On 31 October 2012 11:31, Steven Weiss <sweiss at iafrica.com> wrote:
> I've been testing the timezone abbreviation and it seems to be incorrect for
> the current DST
> The abbreviation is giving me a EST instead of the expected EDT.

I believe this is because Australia tends to call it "summer time"
rather than "daylight saving time".

So you have "eastern standard time" (EST) in winter and "eastern
summer time" (EST) in summer.

Philip Newton <philip.newton at gmail.com>

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