[tz] Palestine Summer Time

Soner Gönül soner.gonul at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 10:18:09 UTC 2016


Looks like http://www.palestinecabinet.gov.ps is the *official *site for
Palestine for those news.
Is there any announcement on that site? Should we consider this 24fm site
as an official source?

On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 11:40 AM, Hanna Kreitem <hannaq at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thank you, this means that the change will be at 1am, not midnight, this
> is the difference.
> On Wed, Mar 9, 2016, 11:35 Paul Eggert <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?

Soner Gönül
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