comments on README and AK time zones

David Flater dave at
Wed Nov 10 14:20:29 UTC 2004

In a message dated 2004-11-09 23:42-0800, Paul Eggert wrote:
> Thanks very much for the detailed historical info about Alaska.
> May we have permission to adapt those comments for use in the
> "northamerica" file of the tz database?


> Also, do you happen to have the exact dates and times for the official
> transitions for Juneau in 1980?  Also, how well did the change "take"?
> This would seem to be the most urgent correction to the existing database.

Based on the description in 45 FR 63494, 1980-09-25, I had assumed
that the widely unpopular change never really took effect, except
possibly on paper for a brief time.  I will attempt to obtain exact
dates and get back to you.


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