[tz] Moscow MSK Time Zone in 2014 changed again

Evgeni Makarov evgeni.makarov at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 08:16:57 UTC 2014

Thank you for clarification!

2014-10-29 12:01 GMT+04:00 Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu>:

> Evgeni Makarov wrote:
>> But does it correct that we have line 596:
>> 596 Rule Russia 1996 2010 - Oct lastSun 2:00s 0 -
>> And then no similar rule for 2014 when this rule was reverted?
> Rules are about daylight saving time, and last weekend's change is about
> standard time.  Although the Russian popular press may have described the
> change as an abolition of "perpetual" daylight saving time, from the tz
> database point of view "perpetual" daylight saving time is just another
> name for standard time, and therefore the tz database modeled the recent
> Russian change as being a change to standard time.
> Another way to put it is that although governments may set standards,
> standards change and nothing is perpetual....
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