[tz] Proposal to change Macquarie Island to be Australian territory
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Wed Apr 17 16:26:09 UTC 2013
On 04/15/2013 08:04 AM, Tim Parenti wrote:
> The proposed change to zone.tab leaves the entry for Antarctica/Macquarie in place with the rest of the AQ entries. For consistency (and since we've seen reports in the past of finicky implementations), it should probably live with the rest of the AU entries instead.
> We may also want to leave the "like Australia/Hobart" comment in and just add "until 2010", so that the historical connection is kept clear.
Thanks, here's a further proposed patch (also out on github)
to try to deal with this. I'd like to generate a new release
soon, hope this is the last substantive patch but will give it
a day or so to percolate....
>From 188b29d9664cfcf0384e515c69f94a2dfc27c673 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu>
Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:23:34 -0700
Subject: [PATCH] Fix times of habitation for Macquarie to agree with Tasmania
Also, sort Macquarie more-consistently with other parts of Australia.
This doesn't affect time stamps, just zone selection.
Problems reported by Tim Parenti in
* australasia (Antarctica/Macquarie): Tasmania Parks & Wildlife Service
history indicates that permanent habitation was 1899-1918 and 1948 on.
* zone.tab (Antarctica/Macquarie): Move next to Lord Howe and Tasmania.
australasia | 13 ++++++++++---
zone.tab | 2 +-
2 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
diff --git a/australasia b/australasia
index 4ba53e8..5fe6d53 100644
@@ -218,16 +218,23 @@ Zone Australia/Lord_Howe 10:36:20 - LMT 1895 Feb
# no times are set
-# permanent occupation (scientific station) since 1948;
-# sealing and penguin oil station operated 1888/1917
+# Permanent occupation (scientific station) 1911-1915 and since 25 March 1948;
+# sealing and penguin oil station operated Nov 1899 to Apr 1919. See the
+# Tasmania Parks & Wildlife Service history of sealing at Macquarie Island
+# Guess that it was like Australia/Hobart while inhabited before 2010.
# From Steffen Thorsen (2010-03-10):
# We got these changes from the Australian Antarctic Division:
# - Macquarie Island will stay on UTC+11 for winter and therefore not
# switch back from daylight savings time when other parts of Australia do
# on 4 April.
-Zone Antarctica/Macquarie 0 - zzz 1911
+Zone Antarctica/Macquarie 0 - zzz 1899 Nov
10:00 - EST 1916 Oct 1 2:00
10:00 1:00 EST 1917 Feb
+ 10:00 Aus EST 1919 Apr
+ 0 - zzz 1948 Mar 25
10:00 Aus EST 1967
10:00 AT EST 2010 Apr 4 3:00
11:00 - MIST # Macquarie I Standard Time
diff --git a/zone.tab b/zone.tab
index 9562da7..6b98520 100644
@@ -42,7 +42,6 @@ AQ -6617+11031 Antarctica/Casey Casey Station, Bailey Peninsula
AQ -7824+10654 Antarctica/Vostok Vostok Station, Lake Vostok
AQ -6640+14001 Antarctica/DumontDUrville Dumont-d'Urville Station, Terre Adelie
AQ -690022+0393524 Antarctica/Syowa Syowa Station, E Ongul I
-AU -5430+15857 Antarctica/Macquarie Macquarie Island Station, Macquarie Island
AR -3436-05827 America/Argentina/Buenos_Aires Buenos Aires (BA, CF)
AR -3124-06411 America/Argentina/Cordoba most locations (CB, CC, CN, ER, FM, MN, SE, SF)
AR -2447-06525 America/Argentina/Salta (SA, LP, NQ, RN)
@@ -58,6 +57,7 @@ AR -5448-06818 America/Argentina/Ushuaia Tierra del Fuego (TF)
AS -1416-17042 Pacific/Pago_Pago
AT +4813+01620 Europe/Vienna
AU -3133+15905 Australia/Lord_Howe Lord Howe Island
+AU -5430+15857 Antarctica/Macquarie Macquarie Island
AU -4253+14719 Australia/Hobart Tasmania - most locations
AU -3956+14352 Australia/Currie Tasmania - King Island
AU -3749+14458 Australia/Melbourne Victoria
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