[tz] [PATCH] * asia (Asia/Kolkata): Add comment about 19th-century Madras time.
lester at lsces.co.uk
Fri Aug 22 19:36:19 UTC 2014
On 22/08/14 16:20, Paul Eggert wrote:
> +# From Paul Eggert (2014-08-21):
> +# In tomorrow's The Hindu, Nitya Menon reports that India had two civil time
> +# zones starting in 1884, one in Bombay and one in Calcutta, and that railways
> +# used a third time zone based on Madras time (80 deg. 18'30" E). Also,
> +# in 1881 Bombay briefly switched to Madras Time, but switched back. See:
> +# http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/madras-375-when-madras-clocked-the-time/article6339393.ece
> +# Ignore this as it predates our 1970 cutoff.
Does someone need to review this material and look to add the new data
into the backzone file?
Lester Caine - G8HFL
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