Istanbul,Turkey needs time zone rule update
straen at thorsen.priv.no
Wed Jan 3 20:47:54 UTC 2007
I have been able to find press records back to 1996 which all say that
DST started 01:00 local time and end at 02:00 local time. I am not sure
what happened before that.
One example for each year from 1996 to 2001:
Steffen Thorsen / timeanddate.com
Paul Eggert wrote:
>> From: Amar Devegowda [mailto:ADEVEGOW at in.ibm.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, January 03, 2007 1:15 PM
>> The time zone rules for Istanbul, Turkey have not been changed for
>> years now. It seems like that it was last updated in year 1985 or so.
>> The latest rules are available at -
> Thanks for the info. For our reference, can you please point us to a
> more-official web site that contains this information? Preferably
> English, but it's OK if it's Turkish. The Turkish goverment would be
> best, but newspapers are fine.
> Also, can you please try the following patch yourself, and verify that
> it's right? This patch changes time stamps only for 1991 and later.
> I could not find any discrepancies before 1991 between the current tz
> data and the source you cite. 1991 != 1985, so I'm worried that I've
> made a mistake in it.
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