[tz] Palestine Summer Time
hannaq at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 10:28:16 UTC 2016
It was mentioned in the official minutes of yesterday's meeting:
24fm.PS is a news site for a local news agency, they took it verbatim from
the minutes. I think we should keep the official sources as is.
On Wed, Mar 9, 2016, 12:18 Soner Gönül <soner.gonul at gmail.com> wrote:
> Looks like http://www.palestinecabinet.gov.ps is the *official *site for
> Palestine for those news.
> Is there any announcement on that site? Should we consider this 24fm site
> as an official source?
> On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 11:40 AM, Hanna Kreitem <hannaq at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thank you, this means that the change will be at 1am, not midnight, this
>> is the difference.
>> On Wed, Mar 9, 2016, 11:35 Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:
>>> Hanna Kreitem wrote:
>>> > It was announced that Palestine will move to DST Saturday 26/3, this
>>> > the timezones of Hebron and Gaza.
>>> > Source:http://www.24fm.ps/ar/news/1457438748
>>> Thanks. The tz database already predicts that on Saturday, 2016-03-26,
>>> at 00:00
>>> local time, Gaza and the West Bank will jump ahead by an hour. Google
>>> converts the above web resource (which is in Arabic) to "... will be
>>> saving in Palestine as of one o'clock on Saturday morning, 03/26/2016, to
>>> provide the clock 60 minutes ahead". This matches tzdata if "as of one
>>> refers to the time after the transition, not the time before. Does this
>>> good to you?
> Soner Gönül
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