[tz] Palestine Summer Time
hannaq at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 12:34:26 UTC 2016
yes, the arrow is apparently wrong, but the text is clear in the minutes
and news item, the change will happen at 1am.
On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 12:55 PM Lester Caine <lester at lsces.co.uk> wrote:
> On 09/03/16 09:40, Hanna Kreitem wrote:
> > Thank you, this means that the change will be at 1am, not midnight, this
> > is the difference.
> The clocks on the article are a little confusing since it does seem to
> show 2AM to 1AM ... which is obviously wrong :) Or ignoring the arrow,
> and reading from right to left then 1AM Jumps to 2AM and I think I would
> read "as of one o'clock" to mean at one the clocks jump forward. But
> this is a fairly common problem with these announcements? They can be a
> little imprecise as to when the event happens ....
> > On Wed, Mar 9, 2016, 11:35 Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu
> > <mailto:eggert at cs.ucla.edu>> wrote:
> > Hanna Kreitem wrote:
> > > It was announced that Palestine will move to DST Saturday 26/3,
> > this covers
> > > the timezones of Hebron and Gaza.
> > >
> > > Source:http://www.24fm.ps/ar/news/1457438748
> > Thanks. The tz database already predicts that on Saturday,
> > 2016-03-26, at 00:00
> > local time, Gaza and the West Bank will jump ahead by an hour.
> > Google Translate
> > converts the above web resource (which is in Arabic) to "... will be
> > daylight
> > saving in Palestine as of one o'clock on Saturday morning,
> > 03/26/2016, to
> > provide the clock 60 minutes ahead". This matches tzdata if "as of
> > one o'clock"
> > refers to the time after the transition, not the time before. Does
> > this sound
> > good to you?
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