Turkey DST data missmatch
straen at thorsen.priv.no
Tue Nov 28 21:32:47 UTC 2006
Paul Eggert wrote:
> Tiberiu Covaci <tcovaci at bea.com> writes:
>> According to unofficial sources in Turkey, and
>> Worldclock representant, the right value would be 1:00u. Please
>> advice how to proceed to make the data into the next release of
> Sorry, I don't see why a change would be needed to the tz data. For
> example, here is the output of 'zdump -c 2006,2008 -v Asia/Istanbul'.
> The transitions are at 01:00 UTC, just as you wrote.
> Asia/Istanbul Sun Mar 26 00:59:59 2006 UTC = Sun Mar 26 02:59:59 2006
> EET isdst=0
> Asia/Istanbul Sun Mar 26 01:00:00 2006 UTC = Sun Mar 26 04:00:00 2006
> EEST isdst=1
The right time seems to be 1:00s (not u), so they are not on the EU
rules, just almost.
I have not yet had time to research when this started, but based on old
news reports, it seems that has been so at least since 1997, two
examples (1997 and 2006):
for summer time)
It is on my TODO-list to research this further, to correct old timestamps.
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