No DST in Pakistan
eggert at twinsun.com
Mon Mar 17 04:29:41 UTC 2003
Thanks for the heads-up. Here's a proposed patch, which is the second amendment to my Thursday proposal. This patch also corrects a misspelling of Roozbeh Pournader's name. If you'd like a merged patch consisting of all the recent proposed changes, I can easily generate one.
--- asia 2003/03/16 05:17:32 2002.4.0.2
+++ asia 2003/03/17 04:26:00 2002.4.0.4
@@ -463,7 +463,7 @@ Zone Asia/Jayapura 9:22:48 - LMT 1932 No
# here in Iran, IRST for regular time and IRDT for daylight saving time.
# From Paul Eggert (2003-03-15)
-# Go with Shanks before September 1991, and with Pourander thereafter.
+# Go with Shanks before September 1991, and with Pournader thereafter.
# I used Ed Reingold's cal-persia in GNU Emacs 21.2 to check Persian dates. # The Persian calendar is based on the sun, and dates after around 2050 # are approximate; stop after 2037 when 32-bit time_t's overflow.
@@ -1167,9 +1167,22 @@ Zone Asia/Muscat 3:54:20 - LMT 1920
# DAWN <http://www.dawn.com/2002/10/06/top13.htm> reported on 2002-10-05 # that 2002 DST ended that day at midnight. Go with McDow for now.
+# From Steffen Thorsen (2003-03-14):
+# According to http://www.dawn.com/2003/03/07/top15.htm
+# there will be no DST in Pakistan this year:
+# ISLAMABAD, March 6: Information and Media Development Minister Sheikh
+# Rashid Ahmed on Thursday said the cabinet had reversed a previous #
+decision to advance clocks by one hour in summer and put them back by #
+one hour in winter with the aim of saving light hours and energy. #
+# The minister told a news conference that the experiment had rather
+# shown 8 per cent higher consumption of electricity.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
-Rule Pakistan 2002 max - Apr Sun>=2 0:01 1:00 S
-Rule Pakistan 2002 max - Oct Sun>=2 0:01 0 -
+Rule Pakistan 2002 only - Apr Sun>=2 0:01 1:00 S
+Rule Pakistan 2002 only - Oct Sun>=2 0:01 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Karachi 4:28:12 - LMT 1907
5:30 - IST 1942 Sep
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