[tz] Spain may change time

Philip Newton philip.newton at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 15:47:11 UTC 2016

On 13 December 2016 at 16:11, Randal L. Schwartz <merlyn at stonehenge.com> wrote:
> And it might be a translation error, but the article implied moving
> Spain to "GMT", which would be a non-DST timezone, although also
> suggesting they'd move to the same timezone as the UK.  A common
> mistake.

It's a bit like "Holland/the Netherlands" or "England/Britain/the UK",
I think -- many people seem to use "GMT" in the sense of "the legal
time of England" (including the switch to and from summer time).

Meanwhile, others use it as a synonym of "UTC".

Philip Newton <philip.newton at gmail.com>

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