[tz] Celinograd (Astana)
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Fri Jul 20 21:26:58 UTC 2018
Thanks, I installed your comment in the attached patch.
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From: Paul Eggert <eggert at Penguin.CS.UCLA.EDU>
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:22:32 -0700
Subject: [PROPOSED] * europe: Add commentary for Soviet time.
(Thanks to Stepan Golosunov.)
europe | 13 +++++++++++++
1 file changed, 13 insertions(+)
diff --git a/europe b/europe
index c8fde32..fdabbb6 100644
@@ -2432,6 +2432,7 @@ Zone Europe/Bucharest 1:44:24 - LMT 1891 Oct
# From Marat Nigametzianov (2018-07-16):
# this is link to order from 1956 about timezone in USSR
# From Paul Eggert (2018-07-16):
# Perhaps someone could translate the above-mentioned link and use it
# to correct our data for the ex-Soviet Union. It cites the following:
@@ -2442,6 +2443,18 @@ Zone Europe/Bucharest 1:44:24 - LMT 1891 Oct
# This book looks like it would be a helpful resource for the Soviet
# Union through 1956. Although a copy was in the Scientific Library
# of Tomsk State University, I have not been able to track down a copy nearby.
+# From Stepan Golosunov (2018-07-21):
+# says that the 1956 decision to change time belts' borders was not
+# implemented as planned in 1956 and the change happened in 1957.
+# There is also the problem that actual time zones were different from
+# the official time belts (and from many time belts' maps) as there were
+# numerous exceptions to application of time belt rules. For example,
+# says that by 1962 there were many regions in the 3rd time belt that
+# were on Moscow time, referring to a 1962 map. By 1989 number of such
+# exceptions grew considerably.
# From Tim Parenti (2014-07-06):
# The comments detailing the coverage of each Russian zone are meant to assist
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