FW: Jordan daylight savings

Paul Eggert eggert at CS.UCLA.EDU
Tue Feb 20 23:37:46 UTC 2007

> From: hsm6second at mac.com [mailto:hsm6second at mac.com] 
> Sent: Sunday, February 18, 2007 4:06 AM
> A local newspaper article this past Wednesday here in Amman listed
> Jordan's policy regarding daylight saving as follows:
> 	DST starts at midnight on the last Thursday in March (i.e.
> midnight wed/thu)
> 	DST ends at 1:00 am on the last Friday in October
> This first went into effect in 2006 (see Sept 2006 messages from Steffen
> Thorsen and myself in TZ mailing list archive)
> Please note that TZ's current settings need to be updated for DST end.

Is a change really needed here?  Here is the current tz end rule:

# Rule  NAME    FROM    TO      TYPE    IN      ON      AT      SAVE    LETTER/S
Rule    Jordan  2006    max     -       Oct     lastFri 0:00s   0       -

This says that DST ends the last Friday in October at 00:00 standard
time, which is equivalent to 01:00 local time.  So it appears that the
current tz database entry already agrees with that newspaper article.

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