[tz] Fiji DST Oct 26

Ken Rylander ken at lajbans.com.au
Wed Oct 15 03:20:04 UTC 2014

Thanks Paul,

Appreciate that.

And also agree that the DST prediction made last year, made perfect 
sense at that point in time. But unfortunately not anymore.

I will keep the list updated about any new information regarding DST 
this year.


On 15/10/2014 1:42 PM, Paul Eggert wrote:
> Paul_Koning at dell.com wrote:
>> I don’t know what the TZ maintainers think is a reasonable minimum
> We can typically turn it around in a day or two for the tz database 
> itself, but as you say it can take quite some time for this info to 
> filter through all the channels, channels that we have no control over.
> As Fiji has observed DST for five years running, it was plausible to 
> guess DST this year too.  However, it appears that Ken is guessing 
> Fiji won't have DST this year, and he's closer to the ground and more 
> likely to guess correctly than the rest of us, so I'm inclined to 
> apply the attached proposed patch and publish a new tz version in the 
> next week or so.  We need a new version anyway for Belarus's time zone 
> abbreviation change October 26.
> Ken, please let us know of any further info you get about this. That 
> way, if we get better information before next week we can revert this 
> patch before publishing the next tz release.  Thanks.

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