[tz] Palestine Summer Time
lester at lsces.co.uk
Wed Mar 9 10:28:46 UTC 2016
On 09/03/16 09:40, Hanna Kreitem wrote:
> Thank you, this means that the change will be at 1am, not midnight, this
> is the difference.
The clocks on the article are a little confusing since it does seem to
show 2AM to 1AM ... which is obviously wrong :) Or ignoring the arrow,
and reading from right to left then 1AM Jumps to 2AM and I think I would
read "as of one o'clock" to mean at one the clocks jump forward. But
this is a fairly common problem with these announcements? They can be a
little imprecise as to when the event happens ....
> On Wed, Mar 9, 2016, 11:35 Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu
> <mailto:eggert at cs.ucla.edu>> wrote:
> Hanna Kreitem wrote:
> > It was announced that Palestine will move to DST Saturday 26/3,
> this covers
> > 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 Translate
> 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 o'clock"
> refers to the time after the transition, not the time before. Does
> this sound
> good to you?
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