[tz] Western Australia time zone January 1, 2019

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Mon Apr 2 05:48:59 UTC 2018

On 2018-04-01 12:48, Paul G wrote:
> On April 1, 2018 6:32:04 PM UTC, Steffen Thorsen <thorsen at timeanddate.com> wrote:
>> On 01/04/2018 18:45 , Paul Eggert wrote:
>>> Today the Guardian Express of Perth reported that the government of 
>>> Western Australia has decided to advance the clocks permanently from 
>>> +0800 to +0900 on January 1, 2019. Presumably the time will still be 
>>> called Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), as it will still differ
>>> by 30 minutes from ACST (+0930). For now, I suppose we should guess that
>>> Australia/Eucla will simultaneously switch from +0845 to +0915 so as to
>>> stay halfway between AWST and ACST.
>>> Daylight saving coming to WA in 2019. Guardian Express. 2018-04-01.
>>> https://www.communitynews.com.au/guardian-express/news/exclusive-daylight-savings-coming-wa-summer-2018/

>> It is an April Fools Joke, the article ends with "Today’s date is April
>> 1."

> Jeez, this is really stretching the definition of a prank.

For stretches, see also:

	Wrongful Termination of Internet Protocol (IP) Packets

	Internationalizing IPv6 Using 128-Bit Unicode

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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