[tz] draft of change summary for next tz release
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Wed Sep 18 17:43:12 UTC 2013
Russ Allbery wrote:
> Thank you *very much* for doing this research.
Likewise! I very much appreciate good research like that.
I know how much time and energy it can take; thanks.
I plan to add the following to the release announcement:
(Thanks to Alois Treindl for confirming that the old
Europe/Vaduz zone was wrong and the new link is better
for WWII-era times.)
and have pushed the following patch, which affects only commentary.
>From b8e081b8bae00f6939103b15657591af5856ddce Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu>
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2013 10:39:29 -0700
Subject: [PATCH] * europe (Europe/Vaduz): Add confirming commentary from
europe | 15 +++++++++++++--
1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
diff --git a/europe b/europe
index 9cfe80f..a7b1676 100644
@@ -1564,12 +1564,23 @@ Zone Europe/Riga 1:36:24 - LMT 1880
2:00 EU EE%sT
# From Paul Eggert (2013-09-09):
# Shanks & Pottenger say Vaduz is like Zurich.
-# Given the close ties between Liechtenstein and Switzerland during WWII,
-# assume our circa-1941 corrections to Zurich apply also to Vaduz.
+# From Alois Treindl (2013-09-18):
+# ... confirms on p. 6 that Liechtenstein followed Switzerland in 1941
+# I ... translate only the last two paragraphs:
+# ... during second world war, in the years 1941 and 1942, Liechtenstein
+# introduced daylight saving time, adapting to Switzerland. From
+# central European time was in force throughout the year.
+# From a report of the duke's government to the high council,
+# regarding the introduction of a time law, of 31 May 1977.
Link Europe/Zurich Europe/Vaduz
# From Paul Eggert (1996-11-22):
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