[tz] Egypt to change back to Daylight system!

Andrew Paprocki andrew at ishiboo.com
Wed May 14 13:31:31 UTC 2014

We have heard from sources on the ground in Cairo that the switch is happening 24:00 Thursday, or midnight between Thursday/Friday.

Unfortunately I don't have written confirmation (yet), but I'm trying to get it.


> On May 13, 2014, at 11:03 AM, Mohamed Shageaa <mohamed.shageaa at ericsson.com> wrote:
> We have heard from our local Oracle support engineers, that they will be providing 2 different packages. One for tomorrow night and the other for after tomorrow. 
> Would you please comment on that?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Eggert [mailto:eggert at cs.ucla.edu] 
> Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 5:00 PM
> To: Mohamed Shageaa; Aleksej Efimov
> Cc: tz at iana.org
> Subject: Re: [tz] Egypt to change back to Daylight system!
> Mohamed Shageaa wrote:
>> this is logically quite impossible
> OK, but we're talking the Egyptian government here.  Logic is secondary. 
>  :-)
> I have changed the May 15 guess to 24:00 and a new official release is now out.  I'll send an annoucement shortly.

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