[tz] Western Sahara
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Thu Oct 24 06:43:59 UTC 2013
Thanks, I pushed the following patch to the experimental
>From 0d85102c8b55fcea3652c26a998c39f2292df972 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu>
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2013 23:42:15 -0700
Subject: [PATCH] Western Sahara uses Moroccan DST rules.
* africa (Africa/El_Aaiun): Assume it's been using Moroccan DST
rules ever since Morocco took over. (Thanks to Gwillim Law.)
* NEWS: Document this.
NEWS | 5 +++++
africa | 22 ++++++++++++----------
2 files changed, 17 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)
diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index 9046ae6..f0b74e9 100644
@@ -2,6 +2,11 @@ News for the tz database
Unreleased, experimental changes
+ Changes affecting current and future time stamps:
+ Western Sahara (Africa/El_Aaiun) uses Morocco's DST rules.
+ (Thanks to Gwillim Law.)
Changes affecting future time stamps:
Acre and (we guess) western Amazonas will switch from UTC-4 to UTC-5
diff --git a/africa b/africa
index e37c091..6641d4d 100644
@@ -684,15 +684,6 @@ Zone Indian/Mayotte 3:00:56 - LMT 1911 Jul # Mamoutzou
-# From Alex Krivenyshev (2008-05-09):
-# Is Western Sahara (part which administrated by Morocco) going to follow
-# Morocco DST changes? Any information? What about other part of
-# Western Sahara - under administration of POLISARIO Front (also named
-# SADR Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic)?
-# From Arthur David Olson (2008-05-09):
-# XXX--guess that it is only Morocco for now; guess only 2008 for now.
# From Steffen Thorsen (2008-08-27):
# Morocco will change the clocks back on the midnight between August 31
# and September 1. They originally planned to observe DST to near the end
@@ -968,10 +959,21 @@ Zone Africa/Casablanca -0:30:20 - LMT 1913 Oct 26
0:00 Morocco WE%sT 1984 Mar 16
1:00 - CET 1986
0:00 Morocco WE%sT
# Western Sahara
+# From Gwillim Law (2013-10-22):
+# A correspondent who is usually well informed about time zone matters
+# ... says that Western Sahara observes daylight saving time, just as
+# Morocco does.
+# From Paul Eggert (2013-10-23):
+# Assume that this has been true since Western Sahara switched to GMT,
+# since most of it was then controlled by Morocco.
Zone Africa/El_Aaiun -0:52:48 - LMT 1934 Jan
-1:00 - WAT 1976 Apr 14
- 0:00 - WET
+ 0:00 Morocco WE%sT
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