[tz] changes to the TZ database over versions
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Sun Jun 1 17:44:50 UTC 2014
Joris Van den Bogaert wrote:
> I didn't find any substantial changes that were made in the near past.
That depends on what you mean by "substantial" and "near", but for
example 2014a made these changes:
* Fiji ended DST on 2014-01-19 at 02:00, not the previously-scheduled 03:00.
* Ukraine switched from Moscow to Eastern European time on 1990-07-01
(not 1992-01-01), and observed DST during the entire next winter.
* In 1988 Israel observed DST from 04-10 to 09-04, not 04-09 to 09-03.
Unfortunately a significant fraction of the entries in the tz database
are incorrect. We do our best to fix errors, though, so please continue
to expect fixes in the future.
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