[tz] Time zones in conflict areas

Andriy Ivanchenko ivanchenko.andriy at gmail.com
Sat Nov 28 19:02:42 UTC 2020

What is wrong if you do not indicate a change to switch to the time zone
from occupation government?

сб, 28 лист. 2020 о 20:41 Clive D.W. Feather <clive at davros.org> пише:

> Andriy Ivanchenko said:
> > Can you prove that the change of time in any territory is legitimate?
> > Who has the right to indicate which time zone in a conflict area?
> That is an unanswerable question, so we don't try to answer it.
> We work on the basis of the time actually observed by the people who live
> in the place. In the case of the Crimea, that's Moscow time whether we
> like it or not.
> When Germany invaded France in 1940, they changed their clocks to match
> German time. I would take the view that that was not a legitimate change.
> Nevertheless, it's what people actually used in France from then on and
> therefore that's what we put in the database.
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