[tz] Ethiopia local time

Tim Parenti tim at timtimeonline.com
Thu Oct 4 23:48:19 UTC 2018

For tz's purposes, though (the sentence begins "The tz database models time
using…"), those are synonymous.  Of course, this may not be the case if
you're using a workaround like the one suggested for Ethiopia, but the goal
is to further clarify that that's out of our scope.

Tim Parenti

On Thu, 4 Oct 2018 at 19:14, Steve Allen <sla at ucolick.org> wrote:

> On Thu 2018-10-04T18:13:56-0400 Tim Parenti hath writ:
> > To bring this back, then, to a recognition of the potential differences
> in
> > how the hours are counted, we should probably expand the text in theory
> > slightly to specify that tz counts hours under the assumption that 00
> > represents midnight.
> I think that 00 represents the hour at which the calendar day and date
> change.  That may not happen in the middle of the night.
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