Updated proposed changes
jonathan.leffler at gmail.com
Tue Mar 18 19:15:43 UTC 2008
On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 10:05 AM, Arthur David Olson <
olsona at elsie.nci.nih.gov> wrote:
> Given Monday's mail about Syria, here are revised proposed changes to
> time zone files; these changes are relative to tzdata2008a.tar.gz.
> * asia
> * Iraq abandons DST
> * Syria switched (from 2008 forward) to
> start DST at the start of the first Friday in April and
> end DST at the start of October 1.
> * "Saigon" zone renamed "Ho_Chi_Minh"
> * backward
> * backward link from "Ho_Chi_Minh" to "Saigon"
> * northamerica
> * Change Cuba (from 2008 forward) to
> start DST the third Sunday in March.
> * southamerica
> * Add America/Argentina/San_Luis information.
> * zone.tab
> * Entry added for America/Argentina/San_Luis
> * Asia/Saigon entry renamed Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh
> I hope to make tzdata2008b.tar.gz available 2008-03-24.
There was the question about Asia/Calcutta vs Asia/Kalkotta - any plans to
modify things (presumably if it changes, make Asia/Kalkotta the official
name and leave Asia/Calcutta in the backwards link section)?
That would affect files asia, zone.list and zone.tab, AFAICS.
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