[tz] [PROPOSED] Improve commentary for pre-1920 Argentina
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Thu Feb 1 00:19:56 UTC 2018
* southamerica: Coalesc comments for standard time in Argentina
southamerica | 9 ++++-----
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
diff --git a/southamerica b/southamerica
index e1c6590..e3684aa 100644
@@ -202,12 +202,14 @@ Rule Arg 2008 only - Oct Sun>=15 0:00 1:00 -
# It's Law No. 7,210. This change is due to a public power emergency, so for
# now we'll assume it's for this year only.
-# From Paul Eggert (2014-08-09):
+# From Paul Eggert (2018-01-31):
# Hora de verano para la República Argentina
# says that standard time in Argentina from 1894-10-31
# to 1920-05-01 was -4:16:48.25. Go with this more-precise value
-# over Shanks & Pottenger.
+# over Shanks & Pottenger. It is upward compatible with Milne, who
+# says Córdoba time was -4:16:48.2.
# From Mariano Absatz (2004-06-05):
# These media articles from a major newspaper mostly cover the current state:
@@ -392,9 +394,6 @@ Rule Arg 2008 only - Oct Sun>=15 0:00 1:00 -
# plus is that this silences a zic complaint that there's no POSIX TZ
# setting for time stamps past 2038.
-# From Paul Eggert (2013-02-21):
-# Milne says Córdoba time was -4:16:48.2. Round to the nearest second.
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
# Buenos Aires (BA), Capital Federal (CF),
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