proposed tz patches for Indiana, New Brunswick, Gaza, etc.
eggert at CS.UCLA.EDU
Sat Jan 21 05:14:46 UTC 2006
Deborah Goldsmith <goldsmit at apple.com> writes:
> On Jan 20, 2006, at 2:59 PM, Paul Eggert wrote:
>> + -5:00 - EST 2006 Apr 2 2:00
>> + -6:00 US C%sT
> For all the Indiana counties that are switching from ET to CT,
> shouldn't this be:
> + -5:00 - EST 2006 Apr 2 2:00
> + -5:00 - CDT 2006 Apr 2 3:00
> + -6:00 US C%sT
> so that the time will proceed smoothly from 1:59:59 AM EST to 2:00:00
> AM CDT, as proposed by Paul Eggert?
But my proposed rules do that. "zdump -v America/Indiana/Knox"
outputs this for me:
America/Indiana/Knox Sun Apr 2 06:59:59 2006 UTC = Sun Apr 2 01:59:59 2006 EST isdst=0
America/Indiana/Knox Sun Apr 2 07:00:00 2006 UTC = Sun Apr 2 02:00:00 2006 CDT isdst=1
Are you getting different output from zdump?
I vaguely recall that zic used to have problems in this area. Perhaps
your zic is old and has the bug? If so, I suppose we should alter the
data files to work around those old zic bugs.
I'll send email to Judith Kaleta of the DOT about the screwup in their
regulations, and CC: to this list.
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