[tz] 2021e Asia/Dushanbe

Nick Deguillaume nickledeg at gmail.com
Fri May 13 16:44:17 UTC 2022

Thank you for the explanation. It makes sense. I will send through a list
of other issues once I have completed my full analysis.

On Fri, 13 May 2022, 17:35 Tim Parenti, <tim at timtimeonline.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 13 May 2022 at 12:20, Nick Deguillaume via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote:
>> My guess is that '+05/+06' should be '+05'.
>> I may well be wrong. Could you let me know either way?
> zic.8 in the development repository says, of the RULES field, "When an
> amount of time is given, only the sum of standard time and this amount
> matters."
> https://github.com/eggert/tz/blob/65f616d2ed2784c97240266c9510ced135478d7e/zic.8#L528-L537
> So a STDOFF of 5:00 and RULES of 1:00 will sum to an offset of UT+06:00.
> Since daylight saving is applied by the rule, the portion of FORMAT after
> the slash (+06) is used.
> I'm not sure where your "must contain a named rule" quote is coming from —
> in this case the "rule" is not named, *per se*, but is rather a constant
> 1:00.  The relevant thing is that the RULES field is not "-".
> If you are interested, I have found a few other bits and pieces where the
>> data files are in slight variance with the documentation but are not
>> show-stoppers.
> Certainly, if you find discrepancies in recent releases of our own
> documentation that could be cleared up or clarified, please send those
> along.
> --
> Tim Parenti
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