[tz] Turkey Rules 1978 - 1983 may need revision

Alois Treindl alois at astro.ch
Wed Aug 28 12:55:00 UTC 2019

Many thanks for the update.

There is still a difference for October 1940.

http://www.astrolojidergisi.com/yazsaati.htm has 6 Oct 1940 0:00
and you have 5 Oct 1940 0:00

On 28.08.19 09:29, Paul Eggert wrote:
> Alois Treindl wrote:
>> This source http://www.astrolojidergisi.com/yazsaati.htm has 
>> researched the time zone history of Turkey, based on newspaper 
>> archives and official documents.
> Thanks for the pointer to Oya Vulaş's table. It cites and reproduces 
> quite a few good sources, so I adjusted tzdb's timestamps to match its 
> timestamps for the period 1940/1985 and installed the attached 
> proposed patch into the development version on GitHub. Vulaş does not 
> cover the period before 1940 so we'll stick to Shanks's dicier data 
> for that. For 1986 on, Vulaş agrees with the official sources we 
> already cite.
> I think this resolves the issue "Turkey Rules late 70's - October 1978 
> bug?" that you mentioned a bit earlier.
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