[tz] Samoa: Daylight Savings
lord.buddha at gmail.com
lord.buddha at gmail.com
Sat Sep 15 01:16:32 UTC 2012
Patch needs a little fix.
LastSun should be lastSun.... i.e. lowercase first letter.
Having uppercase first letter while inconsistent, breaks the JodaTime
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[java] Exception in thread "main" java.lang.IllegalArgumentException:
On 13 September 2012 21:11, Robert Elz <kre at munnari.oz.au> wrote:
> Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2012 11:45:03 +1300
> From: "Nicky" <pereiranick at mcil.gov.ws>
> Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> | Can you please update Daylight Savings information for Samoa (South
> | Pacific). Daylight Saving Time commences on Sunday 30th September 2012
> | ends on Sunday 7th of April 2013.
> Thanks for the update.
> | Please find link below for more information.
> | http://www.mcil.gov.ws/mcil_publications.html
> I note that that also includes Summer Time dates for the summer of
> 2013/4 which look as if they may be following the pattern of summer
> time (daylight savings) running from the last Sunday in September to
> the first Sunday in April - so I am going to assume that for years
> even further into the future in the patch I am submitting below for
> If you have any reason to believe a different rule is likely to
> apply, now, or any time in the future (and/or if there are any
> exception years) we'd appreciate learning of it as far in advance
> of the change as possible (3 weeks notice is not really enough
> preparation time for most users of this data).
> The following patch is against the (as yet unannounced) tzdata2012f
> --- australasia 2012-08-31 20:27:35.000000000 +0700
> +++ australasia.new 2012-09-13 16:03:52.000000000 +0700
> @@ -628,6 +628,25 @@
> # Although Samoa has used Daylight Saving Time in the 2010-2011 and
> # seasons, there is not yet any indication that this trend will continue
> # a regular basis. For now, we have explicitly listed the transitions
> +# From Nicholas Pereira (2012-09-10):
> +# Daylight Saving Time commences on Sunday 30th September 2012 and
> +# ends on Sunday 7th of April 2013.
> +# Please find link below for more information.
> +# <a href="http://www.mcil.gov.ws/mcil_publications.html">
> +# http://www.mcil.gov.ws/mcil_publications.html
> +# </a>
> +# That publication also includes dates for Summer of 2013/2014
> +# which give the impression of a pattern in selecting dates for the
> +# future, so for now, we will guess this will continue
> +# Western Samoa
> +# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE
> +Rule WS 2012 max - Sep LastSun 3:00 1 D
> +Rule WS 2013 max - Apr Sun>=1 4:00 0 -
> +# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
> Zone Pacific/Apia 12:33:04 - LMT 1879 Jul 5
> -11:26:56 - LMT 1911
> -11:30 - SAMT 1950 # Samoa
> @@ -636,7 +655,7 @@
> -11:00 - WST 2011 Sep 24 3:00
> -11:00 1:00 WSDT 2011 Dec 30
> 13:00 1:00 WSDT 2012 Apr 1 4:00
> - 13:00 - WST
> + 13:00 WS WS%sT
> # Solomon Is
> # excludes Bougainville, for which see Papua New Guinea
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