In which of four zones should lastThu 24:00 be used

Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) [E] olsona at
Tue May 5 13:52:19 UTC 2009

Responses on the mailing list indicate that use of 24:00 in timezone
source files is the way to go where appropriate. The question now is:
where is where?

There are four places currently using a "lastFri 0:00" rule for the
start of DST now and into the future:

	Script started on Tue May 05 09:43:53 2009
	lecserver$ grep -i max.*lastfri.*0:00.*1:00 *
	africa:Rule	Egypt	1995	max	-	Apr	lastFri
0:00s	1:00	S
	asia:Rule	Jordan	2002	max	-	Mar	lastFri
0:00s	1:00	S
	asia:Rule Palestine	2009	max	-	Mar	lastFri
0:00	1:00	S
	asia:Rule	Syria	2009	max	-	Mar	lastFri
0:00	1:00	S
	lecserver$ exit

	script done on Tue May 05 09:44:14 2009

We've seen a report that Jordan should really be "...Mar lastThu
24:00..." What of the other three areas? (Alas, Egypt is the only one of
the three where a look at old newspapers might help.)


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