[tz] 1948-1951 Asia/Tokyo DST information

Paul G paul at ganssle.io
Sat Sep 8 12:21:02 UTC 2018

I can't speak to the interpretation of the law, but in Japan it's not uncommon to see the hours of a bar or restaurant listed as 17:00-25:00 or 12:00-26:00 or something like that.

No idea if it would be used in this context or if the convention goes all the way back to the 40s, though.

On September 8, 2018 7:55:37 AM UTC, Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:
>Phake Nick wrote:
>> Not really. It would mean the Sunday's clock go to 24:59 before
>jumping to
>> 00:00 on Sunday. The official time the DST end is "00:00am on the
>next day
>> after the second Saturday of September". So it isn't ending before
>the day
>> change.
>Sorry, but that reading doesn't sound plausible to me. I can't imagine
>a law 
>intending to refer to 24:59.9999... on Sunday (i.e., 00:59.9999.... on
>talking about the transition occurring the day after Saturday. But
>someone can dig up a newspaper in the affected area that explains
>things clearly 
>to the general populace.
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