[tz] Morocco stays on GMT+1 / UTC+1 perpetually.

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Fri Oct 26 17:25:06 UTC 2018

Thanks for the heads-up. This seems to be the first official fallout 
from the European Commission proposal to abolish DST in Europe. It would 
be odd to use the abbreviation "CET" for time in Morocco as Morocco is 
neither central nor European (and the oddness will likely increase if 
the EU abolishes DST), so the attached proposed patch changes time zone 
abbreviations to be numeric in Morocco. As the change takes effect 
tomorrow (with practical effect Sunday) we'll need a new tzdb release 

This decision by Morocco may affect the near-future choice of time zone 
in Spain, where there is a good deal of controversy and the possibility 
that Spain may split into 3 timezones instead of the current 2, with the 
Balearic Islands hiving off, resulting in a new tzdb Zone. See:

Why Spain should turn back the clock for the last time. The Local. 
2018-10-24 13:31 +02. 

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