[tz] Lebanon DST change internally disputed

Arthur David Olson arthurdavidolson at gmail.com
Sun Mar 26 22:57:23 UTC 2023

A mess indeed.

If there is a decision reversal tomorrow that's effective tomorrow,
there'll be a database decision on whether to record the
less-than-week-long clock change.-S


On Sun, Mar 26, 2023 at 6:15 PM Paul Eggert via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote:

> On 2023-03-26 14:56, Jad Baz via tz wrote:
> > Prime Minister Mikati calls for a cabinet session tomorrow (Monday) noon
> > and the issue of timing is the single item on the agenda
> Noon standard time, or noon daylight saving time? :-)
> Anyway, thank you for the heads-up. In the light of today's and (likely)
> tomorrow's developments I suggest that downstream distributors stick
> with tzdb 2023a for now. The only change in 2023b is this recent
> controversial Lebanon adjustment, and if (as seems quite possible) the
> Lebanese government changes its rules again, we'll need a tzdb 2023c
> shortly, which will quite possibly be identical to 2023a except for
> commentary.
> In short: stick with 2023a for now, and tomorrow let's see.
> What a mess, huh?
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