[tz] Egypt to have DST again

Frank Bean macbean at gmail.com
Wed Jun 29 09:20:04 UTC 2016

Daylight Savings here in Egypt has been a mess for the last 2 (maybe 3)
years.  Between the last minute decisions to use it or not, and the lack of
any official published stance on the issue, we've been dealing with messed
up time zones pretty regularly.

On Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 11:14 AM, Tibor Vidók <tibor.vidok at ericsson.com>

> Hi,
> Basically I agree, that people will listen their phones and computers. But
> it is impossible to deploy all the updates for all around the world in
> time. Consider for example the Android phones. How much of them will use
> 2016e in time? Consider the Windows comuters at two companies. Will both
> updated to 2016e in time?
> IMHO by the last DST change in turkey, governments should learn the
> lesson:  this kind of change cannot be spread around properly.
> http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-34631326
> I would expect the same results for Egypt.
> Br,
> Tibor
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> *Tárgy*: Re: [tz] Egypt to have DST again
> *Dátum*: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:48:33 -0400
> On Jun 28, 2016, at 3:44 PM, Matt Johnson <mj1856 at hotmail.com> wrote:> > So in this situation, when a government cannot come to consensus within their own divisions, who do we listen to?
> We listen to Paul.  The world’s computer’s will listen to Paul.  And the people of Egypt will listen to their phones and computers. :-)
> Howard
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