[tz] Proposal for new rules

Guy Harris guy at alum.mit.edu
Fri Aug 30 18:37:27 UTC 2013

On Aug 30, 2013, at 4:54 AM, "Clive D.W. Feather" <clive at davros.org> wrote:

> Guy Harris said:
>> And irrelevant to the time zone database until somebody updates the "europe" file to reflect the difference in LMT prior to the adoption, in both Italy and the Vatican, of standard time.
> Just to confuse things, Rome wasn't part of Italy until October 1871 [1]
> when the Papal States were absorbed into the new country (Italy itself
> wasn't created until 1861) following a plebiscite.
> The Papacy didn't accept this result and claimed to remain a separate
> country. In 1929 the Lateran Treaty created a new Vatican City State
> controlled by the Holy See.

Yeah, the name "Lateran Treaty" floated to the top of my brain shortly after I sent that, but I was too busy with other things to go back and follow up.

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