[tz] Hong Kong time 1941
c933103 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 17 19:58:32 UTC 2018
Somewhere in the message I have mistakenly typed "Hing Kong" instead of
"Hong Kong". Please help correct them in the patch.
2018-11-18 03:25, Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:
> Phake Nick wrote:
> > According to Singaporean newspaper
> > , the day that Hong Kong start using GMT+8 should be Oct 30, 1904.
> Thanks for doing all that research on Hong Kong.
> I also see that sometime between 2009 and 2014 the Hong Kong Observatory
> the 1952 DST fallback date from "25 Oct" (which agrees with Shanks) to "2
> we might as well stay in sync with the HKO unless we can find newspapers
> to the
> Also, a British astronomer H.P.H. (I don't know who that is) reported in
> February 1905 Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society that the
> 1904-10-30 time ball drop in Hong Kong occurred at 17:00 GMT (presumably
> was GMT the previous day).
> I attempted to distill the above into tzdata and installed the attached
> patch to the development version. Please let me know if you see any
> with it. And thanks again for these fixes.
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