[tz] [PROPOSED PATCH 1/4] * asia, backzone: Verify Trần 2005 and add sources.
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Wed Oct 22 05:00:16 UTC 2014
I obtained a copy of Trần Tiến Bình's 2005 book "Lịch Việt Nam:
thế kỷ XX-XXI (1901-2100)", verified that www.thoigian.com.vn's
page is a verbatim quote of a passage in pages 45-50, and added a
list of Trần's sources for his pp 49-50.
asia | 25 +++++++++++++++++--------
backzone | 6 +++---
2 files changed, 20 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
diff --git a/asia b/asia
index 851e6f8..37b2c88 100644
@@ -2774,16 +2774,14 @@ Zone Asia/Tashkent 4:37:11 - LMT 1924 May 2
# The English-language name of Vietnam's most populous city is "Ho Chi Minh
# City"; use Ho_Chi_Minh below to avoid a name of more than 14 characters.
-# From Paul Eggert (2014-10-04) after a heads-up from Trần Ngọc Quân:
+# From Paul Eggert (2014-10-21) after a heads-up from Trần Ngọc Quân:
+# Trần Tiến Bình's authoritative book "Lịch Việt Nam: thế kỷ XX-XXI (1901-2100)"
+# (Nhà xuất bản Văn Hoá - Thông Tin, Hanoi, 2005), pp 49-50,
+# is quoted verbatim in:
-# lists helpful info, translated by Brian Inglis in:
+# is translated by Brian Inglis in:
-# The info cites an authoritative book by Trần Tiến Bình; a 2014 edition is
-# "Lịch Việt Nam: thế kỉ XX-XXI (1901-2100) & niên biểu lịch sử Việt Nam"
-# I have asked my library for its copy of the book (a 2005 edition)
-# and plan to check that. In the meantime the summary in Thời gian is much
-# better than Shanks, and is the basis for the following info.
+# and is the basis for the information below.
# The 1906 transition was effective July 1 and standardized Indochina to
# Phù Liễn Observatory, legally 104 deg. 17'17" east of Paris.
@@ -2803,6 +2801,17 @@ Zone Asia/Tashkent 4:37:11 - LMT 1924 May 2
# To 07:00 on 1955-07-01 in South Vietnam.
# To 08:00 on 1959-12-31 at 23:00 in South Vietnam.
# To 07:00 on 1975-06-13 in South Vietnam.
+# Trần cites the following sources; it's unclear which supplied the info above.
+# Hoàng Xuân Hãn: "Lịch và lịch Việt Nam". Tập san Khoa học Xã hội,
+# No. 9, Paris, February 1982.
+# Lê Thành Lân: "Lịch và niên biểu lịch sử hai mươi thế kỷ (0001-2010)",
+# NXB Thống kê, Hanoi, 2000.
+# Lê Thành Lân: "Lịch hai thế kỷ (1802-2010) và các lịch vĩnh cửu",
+# NXB Thuận Hoá, Huế, 1995.
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh 7:06:40 - LMT 1906 Jul 1
diff --git a/backzone b/backzone
index 1a7cc3e..29320aa 100644
@@ -333,8 +333,8 @@ Link Asia/Chongqing Asia/Chungking
# From Paul Eggert (2014-10-13):
# See Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh for the source for this data.
-# Trần's book is quoting as saying the 1954-55 transition to 07:00
-# in Hanoi was in October 1954, with exact date and time unknown.
+# Trần's book says the 1954-55 transition to 07:00 in Hanoi was in
+# October 1954, with exact date and time unspecified.
Zone Asia/Hanoi 7:03:24 - LMT 1906 Jul 1
7:06:30 - PLMT 1911 May 1
7:00 - ICT 1942 Dec 31 23:00
@@ -391,7 +391,7 @@ Zone Asia/Tel_Aviv 2:19:04 - LMT 1880
# From Paul Eggert (2014-10-11):
# See Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh for the source for most of this data.
-# Trần's book is quoted as saying that Laos reverted to UT+7 on 1955-04-15.
+# Trần's book says that Laos reverted to UT+7 on 1955-04-15.
# Also, guess that Laos reverted to UT+7 on 1945-09-02, when Vietnam did;
# this is probably wrong but it's better than guessing no transition.
Zone Asia/Vientiane 6:50:24 - LMT 1906 Jul 1
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