[tz] McMurdo/South Pole

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Mon Sep 23 05:31:14 UTC 2013

Guy Harris wrote:
> If there were people there who *did* keep standardized time between 1868-11-02
> and {whatever the appropriate date is for the establishment of the station},
> *and* they kept New Zealand time, then I *would* say the new entry is more accurate.

Certainly people kept standardized time at that location
before McMurdo was officially established, and even
before the arbitrary cutoff of 1956-01-01 00:00:00 UT
that was in the 2013d entry.  Most likely the 1955
advance party kept New Zealand time, so in that
(limited) sense the 2013e entry is more accurate
than the 2013d was.

(Not that any of this matters to any tz end users....)

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