[tz] Irish Standard Time vs Irish Summer Time
Clive D.W. Feather
clive at davros.org
Tue Dec 12 13:07:58 UTC 2017
Michael H Deckers via tz said:
> > + This change does not affect UT
> > + offsets or abbreviations; it affects only whether timestamps are
> > + considered to be standard time or daylight-saving time, as
> > + expressed in the tm_isdst flag of C's struct tm type.
> > + (Discrepancy noted by Derick Rethans.)
> This is wrong: the dst bit determines whether timestamps are
> considered to be daylight-saving time or not. The definition
> of the tm_isdst flag does not even mention standard time, and
> standard time is not an antonym to daylight-saving time.
Of course, since the EU doesn't have "Daylight Saving Time", the flag
should be zero throughout the year in the EU.
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