[tz] zdump bug in Asia/Singapore

Tim Parenti tim at timtimeonline.com
Sun Sep 7 02:49:51 UTC 2014

Although that seems reasonable, I think given the new wording in the
documentation, most users would expect to find such a transition in the
year you call N+1, since that's when the actual onset of the transition

Tim Parenti
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On 6 Sep 2014 21:52, "Paul Eggert" <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:

> Tim Parenti wrote:
>> I think there may be an
>> off-by-one from expected behavior: It includes transition times taking
>> effect at 01-01 00:00:00Z in the previous year, presumably because the
>> immediately prior second, included in the output, is 12-31 23:59:59Z.
> Sorry, I didn't quite follow that.  The intent is that if there's a
> transition between 12-31 23:59:59.999... UTC in year N and 01-01 00:00 UTC
> in year N+1, the transition is reported in year N.  The other way would
> work too, as long as it was done consistently, but this way should be a bit
> easier to compute.
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