[tz] Sakha Republic bugs - eight months passed - still not fixed
Dmitry V. Levin
ldv at altlinux.org
Sun May 6 01:19:50 UTC 2012
On Sat, May 05, 2012 at 08:09:59PM -0400, Andrew Paprocki wrote:
> On Sat, May 5, 2012 at 8:04 PM, Arthur David Olson wrote:
> >> I suppose there was no actual clock change. The resolution #725 is not
> >> about changing clocks, it contains no such instructions whatsoever.
> > According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_in_Russia:
> > As a result [of decree #725] some districts of the Sakha Republic
> > switched from Vladivostok Time to Yakutsk Time (Zone 7):
> > Tomponsky District
> > Ust-Maysky District
> > Some districts switched from Magadan Time to Vladivostok Time:
> > Oymyakonsky District (Sakha Republic)
> > Kurilsky District and Yuzhno-Kurilsky District (Sakhalin Oblast)
> > These switches are what would require clock changes; the question is, when
> > did they change?
> "From 2:00 am October 30, 2011 is proposed to transfer Primorsky Krai
> and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) for the seventh time zone (plus 6
> hours to Moscow time), and the Irkutsk region - the fifth time zone
> (plus 4 hours to Moscow time). Today in these regions, the difference
> in time to Moscow more than one hour."
No, this article talks about a draft resolution (it used to be on
http://www.minpromtorg.gov.ru/ site, now you can find its copy at
http://www.worldtimezone.com/dst_news/dst_news_russia33.html), the final
edition neither transfers Primorsky Krai and the Irkutsk region nor
specifies the exact date and time of clock changes.
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