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authorEdwin Groothuis <edwin@FreeBSD.org>2015-08-13 23:57:00 +0000
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Vendor import of tzdata2015f:vendor/tzdata/tzdata2015f
Update to tzdata2015f: Changes affecting future time stamps North Korea switches to +0830 on 2015-08-15. (Thanks to Steffen Thorsen.) The abbreviation remains "KST". (Thanks to Robert Elz.) Uruguay no longer observes DST. (Thanks to Steffen Thorsen and Pablo Camargo.) Changes affecting past and future time stamps Moldova starts and ends DST at 00:00 UTC, not at 01:00 UTC. (Thanks to Roman Tudos.) Obtained from: ftp://ftp.iana.org/tz/releases/
Notes
Notes: svn path=/vendor/tzdata/dist/; revision=286748 svn path=/vendor/tzdata/tzdata2015f/; revision=286749; tag=vendor/tzdata/tzdata2015f
-rw-r--r--africa4
-rw-r--r--asia25
-rw-r--r--europe71
-rw-r--r--leap-seconds.list8
-rw-r--r--northamerica19
-rw-r--r--southamerica43
-rw-r--r--zone.tab4
-rw-r--r--zone1970.tab4
8 files changed, 113 insertions, 65 deletions
diff --git a/africa b/africa
index 5ad47e3601b1..f20d216021b8 100644
--- a/africa
+++ b/africa
@@ -538,7 +538,7 @@ Zone Africa/Tripoli 0:52:44 - LMT 1920
# From Alex Krivenyshev (2008-07-11):
# Seems that English language article "The revival of daylight saving
-# time: Energy conservation?"-# No. 16578 (07/11/2008) was originally
+# time: Energy conservation?"- No. 16578 (07/11/2008) was originally
# published on Monday, June 30, 2008...
#
# I guess that article in French "Le gouvernement avance l'introduction
@@ -670,7 +670,7 @@ Zone Indian/Mauritius 3:50:00 - LMT 1907 # Port Louis
# Here is a link to official document from Royaume du Maroc Premier Ministre,
# Ministère de la Modernisation des Secteurs Publics
#
-# Under Article 1 of Royal Decree No. 455-67 of Act 23 safar 1387 (2 june 1967)
+# Under Article 1 of Royal Decree No. 455-67 of Act 23 safar 1387 (2 June 1967)
# concerning the amendment of the legal time, the Ministry of Modernization of
# Public Sectors announced that the official time in the Kingdom will be
# advanced 60 minutes from Sunday 31 May 2009 at midnight.
diff --git a/asia b/asia
index 756e3d0e5f46..4f8756b87ea0 100644
--- a/asia
+++ b/asia
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
# tz@iana.org for general use in the future). For more, please see
# the file CONTRIBUTING in the tz distribution.
-# From Paul Eggert (2014-10-31):
+# From Paul Eggert (2015-08-08):
#
# Unless otherwise specified, the source for data through 1990 is:
# Thomas G. Shanks and Rique Pottenger, The International Atlas (6th edition),
@@ -43,7 +43,7 @@
# 2:00 EET EEST Eastern European Time
# 2:00 IST IDT Israel
# 3:00 AST ADT Arabia*
-# 3:30 IRST IRDT Iran
+# 3:30 IRST IRDT Iran*
# 4:00 GST Gulf*
# 5:30 IST India
# 7:00 ICT Indochina, most times and locations*
@@ -52,10 +52,11 @@
# 8:00 CST China
# 8:00 IDT Indochina, 1943-45, 1947-55, 1960-75 (some locations)*
# 8:00 JWST Western Standard Time (Japan, 1896/1937)*
+# 8:30 KST KDT Korea when at +0830*
# 9:00 JCST Central Standard Time (Japan, 1896/1937)
# 9:00 WIT east Indonesia (Waktu Indonesia Timur)
# 9:00 JST JDT Japan
-# 9:00 KST KDT Korea
+# 9:00 KST KDT Korea when at +09
# 9:30 ACST Australian Central Standard Time
#
# See the 'europe' file for Russia and Turkey in Asia.
@@ -1027,7 +1028,7 @@ Zone Asia/Jayapura 9:22:48 - LMT 1932 Nov
#
# From Roozbeh Pournader (2007-11-05):
# This is quoted from Official Gazette of the Islamic Republic of
-# Iran, Volume 63, Number 18242, dated Tuesday 1386/6/24
+# Iran, Volume 63, No. 18242, dated Tuesday 1386/6/24
# [2007-10-16]. I am doing the best translation I can:...
# The official time of the country will be moved forward for one hour
# on the 24 hours of the first day of the month of Farvardin and will
@@ -1557,7 +1558,7 @@ Zone Asia/Amman 2:23:44 - LMT 1931
# - Qyzylorda switched from +5:00 to +6:00 on 1992-01-19 02:00.
# - Oral switched from +5:00 to +4:00 in spring 1989.
-# From Kazakhstan Embassy's News Bulletin #11
+# From Kazakhstan Embassy's News Bulletin No. 11
# <http://www.kazsociety.org.uk/news/2005/03/30.htm> (2005-03-21):
# The Government of Kazakhstan passed a resolution March 15 abolishing
# daylight saving time citing lack of economic benefits and health
@@ -1711,6 +1712,17 @@ Rule ROK 1987 1988 - Oct Sun>=8 3:00 0 S
#
# For Pyongyang we have no information; guess no changes since World War II.
+# From Steffen Thorsen (2015-08-07):
+# According to many news sources, North Korea is going to change to
+# the 8:30 time zone on August 15, one example:
+# http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33815049
+#
+# From Paul Eggert (2015-08-07):
+# No transition time is specified; assume 00:00.
+# There is no common English-language abbreviation for this time zone.
+# Use %z rather than invent one. We can't assume %z works everywhere yet,
+# so for now substitute its output manually.
+
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Seoul 8:27:52 - LMT 1908 Apr 1
8:30 - KST 1912 Jan 1
@@ -1723,7 +1735,8 @@ Zone Asia/Pyongyang 8:23:00 - LMT 1908 Apr 1
8:30 - KST 1912 Jan 1
9:00 - JCST 1937 Oct 1
9:00 - JST 1945 Aug 24
- 9:00 - KST
+ 9:00 - KST 2015 Aug 15
+ 8:30 - KST
###############################################################################
diff --git a/europe b/europe
index c64c41bec952..6b89b6e1f28e 100644
--- a/europe
+++ b/europe
@@ -193,11 +193,14 @@
# republished in Finest Hour (Spring 2002) 1(114):26
# http://www.winstonchurchill.org/images/finesthour/Vol.01%20No.114.pdf
-# From Paul Eggert (1996-09-03):
+# From Paul Eggert (2015-08-08):
# The OED Supplement says that the English originally said "Daylight Saving"
# when they were debating the adoption of DST in 1908; but by 1916 this
# term appears only in quotes taken from DST's opponents, whereas the
# proponents (who eventually won the argument) are quoted as using "Summer".
+# The term "Summer Time" was introduced by Herbert Samuel, Home Secretary; see:
+# Viscount Samuel. Leisure in a Democracy. Cambridge University Press
+# ISBN 978-1-107-49471-8 (1949, reissued 2015), p 8.
# From Arthur David Olson (1989-01-19):
# A source at the British Information Office in New York avers that it's
@@ -343,7 +346,7 @@
# From an anonymous contributor (1996-06-02):
# The law governing time in Ireland is under Statutory Instrument SI 395/94,
-# which gives force to European Union 7th Council Directive # 94/21/EC.
+# which gives force to European Union 7th Council Directive No. 94/21/EC.
# Under this directive, the Minister for Justice in Ireland makes appropriate
# regulations. I spoke this morning with the Secretary of the Department of
# Justice (tel +353 1 678 9711) who confirmed to me that the correct name is
@@ -592,11 +595,11 @@ Rule Russia 1921 only - Feb 14 23:00 1:00 MSD
Rule Russia 1921 only - Mar 20 23:00 2:00 MSM # Midsummer
Rule Russia 1921 only - Sep 1 0:00 1:00 MSD
Rule Russia 1921 only - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
-# Act No.925 of the Council of Ministers of the USSR (1980-10-24):
+# Act No. 925 of the Council of Ministers of the USSR (1980-10-24):
Rule Russia 1981 1984 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Russia 1981 1983 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
-# Act No.967 of the Council of Ministers of the USSR (1984-09-13), repeated in
-# Act No.227 of the Council of Ministers of the USSR (1989-03-14):
+# Act No. 967 of the Council of Ministers of the USSR (1984-09-13), repeated in
+# Act No. 227 of the Council of Ministers of the USSR (1989-03-14):
Rule Russia 1984 1991 - Sep lastSun 2:00s 0 -
Rule Russia 1985 1991 - Mar lastSun 2:00s 1:00 S
#
@@ -828,7 +831,7 @@ Zone Europe/Brussels 0:17:30 - LMT 1880
# Bulgaria
#
# From Plamen Simenov via Steffen Thorsen (1999-09-09):
-# A document of Government of Bulgaria (No.94/1997) says:
+# A document of Government of Bulgaria (No. 94/1997) says:
# EET -> EETDST is in 03:00 Local time in last Sunday of March ...
# EETDST -> EET is in 04:00 Local time in last Sunday of October
#
@@ -845,7 +848,7 @@ Zone Europe/Sofia 1:33:16 - LMT 1880
1:00 C-Eur CE%sT 1945
1:00 - CET 1945 Apr 2 3:00
2:00 - EET 1979 Mar 31 23:00
- 2:00 Bulg EE%sT 1982 Sep 26 2:00
+ 2:00 Bulg EE%sT 1982 Sep 26 3:00
2:00 C-Eur EE%sT 1991
2:00 E-Eur EE%sT 1997
2:00 EU EE%sT
@@ -1062,8 +1065,8 @@ Zone America/Thule -4:35:08 - LMT 1916 Jul 28 # Pituffik air base
# after that.
# From Mart Oruaas (2000-01-29):
-# Regulation no. 301 (1999-10-12) obsoletes previous regulation
-# no. 206 (1998-09-22) and thus sticks Estonia to +02:00 GMT for all
+# Regulation No. 301 (1999-10-12) obsoletes previous regulation
+# No. 206 (1998-09-22) and thus sticks Estonia to +02:00 GMT for all
# the year round. The regulation is effective 1999-11-01.
# From Toomas Soome (2002-02-21):
@@ -1084,7 +1087,7 @@ Zone Europe/Tallinn 1:39:00 - LMT 1880
3:00 Russia MSK/MSD 1989 Mar 26 2:00s
2:00 1:00 EEST 1989 Sep 24 2:00s
2:00 C-Eur EE%sT 1998 Sep 22
- 2:00 EU EE%sT 1999 Nov 1
+ 2:00 EU EE%sT 1999 Oct 31 4:00
2:00 - EET 2002 Feb 21
2:00 EU EE%sT
@@ -1527,21 +1530,21 @@ Link Europe/Rome Europe/San_Marino
# correct data in juridical acts and I found some juridical documents about
# changes in the counting of time in Latvia from 1981....
#
-# Act No.35 of the Council of Ministers of Latvian SSR of 1981-01-22 ...
-# according to the Act No.925 of the Council of Ministers of USSR of 1980-10-24
+# Act No. 35 of the Council of Ministers of Latvian SSR of 1981-01-22 ...
+# according to the Act No. 925 of the Council of Ministers of USSR of 1980-10-24
# ...: all year round the time of 2nd time zone + 1 hour, in addition turning
# the hands of the clock 1 hour forward on 1 April at 00:00 (GMT 31 March 21:00)
# and 1 hour backward on the 1 October at 00:00 (GMT 30 September 20:00).
#
-# Act No.592 of the Council of Ministers of Latvian SSR of 1984-09-24 ...
-# according to the Act No.967 of the Council of Ministers of USSR of 1984-09-13
+# Act No. 592 of the Council of Ministers of Latvian SSR of 1984-09-24 ...
+# according to the Act No. 967 of the Council of Ministers of USSR of 1984-09-13
# ...: all year round the time of 2nd time zone + 1 hour, in addition turning
# the hands of the clock 1 hour forward on the last Sunday of March at 02:00
# (GMT 23:00 on the previous day) and 1 hour backward on the last Sunday of
# September at 03:00 (GMT 23:00 on the previous day).
#
-# Act No.81 of the Council of Ministers of Latvian SSR of 1989-03-22 ...
-# according to the Act No.227 of the Council of Ministers of USSR of 1989-03-14
+# Act No. 81 of the Council of Ministers of Latvian SSR of 1989-03-22 ...
+# according to the Act No. 227 of the Council of Ministers of USSR of 1989-03-14
# ...: since the last Sunday of March 1989 in Lithuanian SSR, Latvian SSR,
# Estonian SSR and Kaliningrad region of Russian Federation all year round the
# time of 2nd time zone (Moscow time minus one hour). On the territory of Latvia
@@ -1558,7 +1561,7 @@ Link Europe/Rome Europe/San_Marino
# From Andrei Ivanov (2000-03-06):
# This year Latvia will not switch to Daylight Savings Time (as specified in
# The Regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Rep. of Latvia of
-# 29-Feb-2000 (#79) <http://www.lv-laiks.lv/wwwraksti/2000/071072/vd4.htm>,
+# 29-Feb-2000 (No. 79) <http://www.lv-laiks.lv/wwwraksti/2000/071072/vd4.htm>,
# in Latvian for subscribers only).
# From RFE/RL Newsline
@@ -1763,6 +1766,18 @@ Zone Europe/Malta 0:58:04 - LMT 1893 Nov 2 0:00s # Valletta
# News from Moldova (in russian):
# http://ru.publika.md/link_317061.html
+# From Roman Tudos (2015-07-02):
+# http://lex.justice.md/index.php?action=view&view=doc&lang=1&id=355077
+# From Paul Eggert (2015-07-01):
+# The abovementioned official link to IGO1445-868/2014 states that
+# 2014-10-26's fallback transition occurred at 03:00 local time. Also,
+# http://www.trm.md/en/social/la-30-martie-vom-trece-la-ora-de-vara
+# says the 2014-03-30 spring-forward transition was at 02:00 local time.
+# Guess that since 1997 Moldova has switched one hour before the EU.
+
+# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
+Rule Moldova 1997 max - Mar lastSun 2:00 1:00 S
+Rule Moldova 1997 max - Oct lastSun 3:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Europe/Chisinau 1:55:20 - LMT 1880
@@ -1777,7 +1792,7 @@ Zone Europe/Chisinau 1:55:20 - LMT 1880
2:00 Russia EE%sT 1992
2:00 E-Eur EE%sT 1997
# See Romania commentary for the guessed 1997 transition to EU rules.
- 2:00 EU EE%sT
+ 2:00 Moldova EE%sT
# Monaco
# Shanks & Pottenger give 0:09:20 for Paris Mean Time; go with Howse's
@@ -2123,7 +2138,7 @@ Zone Europe/Bucharest 1:44:24 - LMT 1891 Oct
# Russia
# From Alexander Krivenyshev (2011-09-15):
-# Based on last Russian Government Decree # 725 on August 31, 2011
+# Based on last Russian Government Decree No. 725 on August 31, 2011
# (Government document
# http://www.government.ru/gov/results/16355/print/
# in Russian)
@@ -2133,7 +2148,7 @@ Zone Europe/Bucharest 1:44:24 - LMT 1891 Oct
# http://www.worldtimezone.com/dst_news/dst_news_russia36.htm
# From Sanjeev Gupta (2011-09-27):
-# Scans of [Decree #23 of January 8, 1992] are available at:
+# Scans of [Decree No. 23 of January 8, 1992] are available at:
# http://government.consultant.ru/page.aspx?1223966
# They are in Cyrillic letters (presumably Russian).
@@ -2144,19 +2159,19 @@ Zone Europe/Bucharest 1:44:24 - LMT 1891 Oct
# One source is
# http://government.ru/gov/results/16355/
# which, according to translate.google.com, begins "Decree of August 31,
-# 2011 No 725" and contains no other dates or "effective date" information.
+# 2011 No. 725" and contains no other dates or "effective date" information.
#
# Another source is
# http://www.rg.ru/2011/09/06/chas-zona-dok.html
# which, according to translate.google.com, begins "Resolution of the
# Government of the Russian Federation on August 31, 2011 N 725" and also
# contains "Date first official publication: September 6, 2011 Posted on:
-# in the 'RG' - Federal Issue number 5573 September 6, 2011" but which
+# in the 'RG' - Federal Issue No. 5573 September 6, 2011" but which
# does not contain any "effective date" information.
#
# Another source is
# http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oymyakonsky_District#cite_note-RuTime-7
-# which, in note 8, contains "Resolution #725 of August 31, 2011...
+# which, in note 8, contains "Resolution No. 725 of August 31, 2011...
# Effective as of after 7 days following the day of the official publication"
# but which does not contain any reference to September 6, 2011.
#
@@ -2364,7 +2379,7 @@ Zone Europe/Simferopol 2:16:24 - LMT 1880
# changed in May.
2:00 E-Eur EE%sT 1994 May
# From IATA SSIM (1994/1997), which also says that Kerch is still like Kiev.
- 3:00 E-Eur MSK/MSD 1996 Mar 31 3:00s
+ 3:00 E-Eur MSK/MSD 1996 Mar 31 0:00s
3:00 1:00 MSD 1996 Oct 27 3:00s
# IATA SSIM (1997-09) says Crimea switched to EET/EEST.
# Assume it happened in March by not changing the clocks.
@@ -2499,7 +2514,7 @@ Zone Asia/Novosibirsk 5:31:40 - LMT 1919 Dec 14 6:00
# from current Russia Zone 6 - Krasnoyarsk Time Zone (KRA) UTC +0700
# to Russia Zone 5 - Novosibirsk Time Zone (NOV) UTC +0600
#
-# This is according to Government of Russia decree # 740, on September
+# This is according to Government of Russia decree No. 740, on September
# 14, 2009 "Application in the territory of the Kemerovo region the Fifth
# time zone." ("Russia Zone 5" or old "USSR Zone 5" is GMT +0600)
#
@@ -2922,7 +2937,7 @@ Zone Africa/Ceuta -0:21:16 - LMT 1901
Zone Atlantic/Canary -1:01:36 - LMT 1922 Mar # Las Palmas de Gran C.
-1:00 - CANT 1946 Sep 30 1:00 # Canaries T
0:00 - WET 1980 Apr 6 0:00s
- 0:00 1:00 WEST 1980 Sep 28 0:00s
+ 0:00 1:00 WEST 1980 Sep 28 1:00u
0:00 EU WE%sT
# IATA SSIM (1996-09) says the Canaries switch at 2:00u, not 1:00u.
# Ignore this for now, as the Canaries are part of the EU.
@@ -3212,7 +3227,7 @@ Link Europe/Istanbul Asia/Istanbul # Istanbul is in both continents.
# From Igor Karpov, who works for the Ukrainian Ministry of Justice,
# via Garrett Wollman (2003-01-27):
# BTW, I've found the official document on this matter. It's government
-# regulations number 509, May 13, 1996. In my poor translation it says:
+# regulations No. 509, May 13, 1996. In my poor translation it says:
# "Time in Ukraine is set to second timezone (Kiev time). Each last Sunday
# of March at 3am the time is changing to 4am and each last Sunday of
# October the time at 4am is changing to 3am"
@@ -3221,7 +3236,7 @@ Link Europe/Istanbul Asia/Istanbul # Istanbul is in both continents.
# On September 20, 2011 the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada agreed to
# abolish the transfer clock to winter time.
#
-# Bill number 8330 of MP from the Party of Regions Oleg Nadoshi got
+# Bill No. 8330 of MP from the Party of Regions Oleg Nadoshi got
# approval from 266 deputies.
#
# Ukraine abolishes transfer back to the winter time (in Russian)
diff --git a/leap-seconds.list b/leap-seconds.list
index 5bac01baaacd..0a0bacbb9211 100644
--- a/leap-seconds.list
+++ b/leap-seconds.list
@@ -199,10 +199,10 @@
# current -- the update time stamp, the data and the name of the file
# will not change.
#
-# Updated through IERS Bulletin C49
-# File expires on: 28 December 2015
+# Updated through IERS Bulletin C50
+# File expires on: 28 June 2016
#
-#@ 3660249600
+#@ 3676060800
#
2272060800 10 # 1 Jan 1972
2287785600 11 # 1 Jul 1972
@@ -246,4 +246,4 @@
# the hash line is also ignored in the
# computation.
#
-#h 45e70fa7 a9df2033 f4a49ab0 ec648273 7b6c22c
+#h 3d037453 3acade76 570bd8f8 be2b8bc9 55ec6fe8
diff --git a/northamerica b/northamerica
index 88423e61a45f..660a92085c23 100644
--- a/northamerica
+++ b/northamerica
@@ -1235,10 +1235,19 @@ Zone America/Goose_Bay -4:01:40 - LMT 1884 # Happy Valley-Goose Bay
# west Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward I
-# From Paul Eggert (2006-03-22):
+# From Brian Inglis (2015-07-20):
+# From the historical weather station records available at:
+# https://weatherspark.com/history/28351/1971/Sydney-Nova-Scotia-Canada
+# Sydney shares the same time history as Glace Bay, so was
+# likely to be the same across the island....
+# Sydney, as the capital and most populous location, or Cape Breton, would
+# have been better names for the zone had we known this in 1996.
+
+# From Paul Eggert (2015-07-20):
# Shanks & Pottenger write that since 1970 most of this region has been like
# Halifax. Many locales did not observe peacetime DST until 1972;
-# Glace Bay, NS is the largest that we know of.
+# the Cape Breton area, represented by Glace Bay, is the largest we know of
+# (Glace Bay was perhaps not the best name choice but no point changing now).
# Shanks & Pottenger also write that Liverpool, NS was the only town
# in Canada to observe DST in 1971 but not 1970; for now we'll assume
# this is a typo.
@@ -1796,13 +1805,13 @@ Zone America/Edmonton -7:33:52 - LMT 1906 Sep
# Exact date in October unknown; Sunday October 1 is a reasonable guess.
# 3. June 1918: switch to Pacific Daylight Time (GMT-7)
# Exact date in June unknown; Sunday June 2 is a reasonable guess.
-# note#1:
+# note 1:
# On Oct 27/1918 when daylight saving ended in the rest of Canada,
# Creston did not change its clocks.
-# note#2:
+# note 2:
# During WWII when the Federal Government legislated a mandatory clock change,
# Creston did not oblige.
-# note#3:
+# note 3:
# There is no guarantee that Creston will remain on Mountain Standard Time
# (UTC-7) forever.
# The subject was debated at least once this year by the town Council.
diff --git a/southamerica b/southamerica
index 6bbc2c8f84ab..50d118ebfa6a 100644
--- a/southamerica
+++ b/southamerica
@@ -131,7 +131,7 @@ Rule Arg 2000 only - Mar 3 0:00 0 -
# Timezone Law (which never was effectively applied) will (would?) be
# in effect.... The article is at
# http://ar.clarin.com/diario/2001-06-06/e-01701.htm
-# ... The Law itself is "Ley No 25155", sanctioned on 1999-08-25, enacted
+# ... The Law itself is "Ley No. 25155", sanctioned on 1999-08-25, enacted
# 1999-09-17, and published 1999-09-21. The official publication is at:
# http://www.boletin.jus.gov.ar/BON/Primera/1999/09-Septiembre/21/PDF/BO21-09-99LEG.PDF
# Regretfully, you have to subscribe (and pay) for the on-line version....
@@ -175,15 +175,11 @@ Rule Arg 2000 only - Mar 3 0:00 0 -
# http://www.worldtimezone.com/dst_news/dst_news_argentina03.html
# http://www.impulsobaires.com.ar/nota.php?id=57832 (in spanish)
-# From Rodrigo Severo (2008-10-06):
-# Here is some info available at a Gentoo bug related to TZ on Argentina's DST:
-# ...
-# ------- Comment #1 from [jmdocile] 2008-10-06 16:28 0000 -------
-# Hi, there is a problem with timezone-data-2008e and maybe with
-# timezone-data-2008f
-# Argentinian law [Number] 25.155 is no longer valid.
+# From Juan Manuel Docile in https://bugs.gentoo.org/240339 (2008-10-07)
+# via Rodrigo Severo:
+# Argentinian law No. 25.155 is no longer valid.
# http://www.infoleg.gov.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/60000-64999/60036/norma.htm
-# The new one is law [Number] 26.350
+# The new one is law No. 26.350
# http://www.infoleg.gov.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/135000-139999/136191/norma.htm
# So there is no summer time in Argentina for now.
@@ -771,7 +767,7 @@ Zone America/La_Paz -4:32:36 - LMT 1890
# [ and in a second message (same day): ]
# I found the decree.
#
-# DECRETO No- 7.584, DE 13 DE OUTUBRO DE 2011
+# DECRETO No. 7.584, DE 13 DE OUTUBRO DE 2011
# Link :
# http://www.in.gov.br/visualiza/index.jsp?data=13/10/2011&jornal=1000&pagina=6&totalArquivos=6
@@ -1125,7 +1121,7 @@ Zone America/Rio_Branco -4:31:12 - LMT 1914
# Conflicts between [1] and [2] were resolved as follows:
#
# - [1] says the 1910 transition was Jan 1, [2] says Jan 10 and cites
-# Boletín Nº 1, Aviso Nº 1 (1910). Go with [2].
+# Boletín No. 1, Aviso No. 1 (1910). Go with [2].
#
# - [1] says SMT was -4:42:45, [2] says Chile's official time from
# 1916 to 1919 was -4:42:46.3, the meridian of Chile's National
@@ -1133,7 +1129,7 @@ Zone America/Rio_Branco -4:31:12 - LMT 1914
# Quinta Normal in Santiago. Go with [2], rounding it to -4:42:46.
#
# - [1] says the 1918 transition was Sep 1, [2] says Sep 10 and cites
-# Boletín Nº 22, Aviso Nº 129/1918 (1918-08-23). Go with [2].
+# Boletín No. 22, Aviso No. 129/1918 (1918-08-23). Go with [2].
#
# - [1] does not give times for transitions; assume they occur
# at midnight mainland time, the current common practice. However,
@@ -1533,7 +1529,7 @@ Rule Para 1997 only - Feb lastSun 0:00 0 -
# (1999-09) reports no date; go with above sources and Gerd Knops (2001-02-27).
Rule Para 1998 2001 - Mar Sun>=1 0:00 0 -
# From Rives McDow (2002-02-28):
-# A decree was issued in Paraguay (no. 16350) on 2002-02-26 that changed the
+# A decree was issued in Paraguay (No. 16350) on 2002-02-26 that changed the
# dst method to be from the first Sunday in September to the first Sunday in
# April.
Rule Para 2002 2004 - Apr Sun>=1 0:00 0 -
@@ -1713,8 +1709,19 @@ Rule Uruguay 2005 only - Oct 9 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Uruguay 2006 only - Mar 12 2:00 0 -
# From Jesper Nørgaard Welen (2006-09-06):
# http://www.presidencia.gub.uy/_web/decretos/2006/09/CM%20210_08%2006%202006_00001.PDF
-Rule Uruguay 2006 max - Oct Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 S
-Rule Uruguay 2007 max - Mar Sun>=8 2:00 0 -
+#
+# From Steffen Thorsen (2015-06-30):
+# ... it looks like they will not be using DST the coming summer:
+# http://www.elobservador.com.uy/gobierno-resolvio-que-no-habra-cambio-horario-verano-n656787
+# http://www.republica.com.uy/este-ano-no-se-modificara-el-huso-horario-en-uruguay/523760/
+# From Paul Eggert (2015-06-30):
+# Apparently restaurateurs complained that DST caused people to go to the beach
+# instead of out to dinner.
+# From Pablo Camargo (2015-07-13):
+# http://archivo.presidencia.gub.uy/sci/decretos/2015/06/cons_min_201.pdf
+# [dated 2015-06-29; repeals Decree 311/006 dated 2006-09-04]
+Rule Uruguay 2006 2014 - Oct Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 S
+Rule Uruguay 2007 2015 - Mar Sun>=8 2:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone America/Montevideo -3:44:44 - LMT 1898 Jun 28
-3:44:44 - MMT 1920 May 1 # Montevideo MT
@@ -1723,6 +1730,10 @@ Zone America/Montevideo -3:44:44 - LMT 1898 Jun 28
# Venezuela
#
+# From Paul Eggert (2015-07-28):
+# For the 1965 transition see Gaceta Oficial No. 27.619 (1964-12-15), p 205.533
+# http://www.pgr.gob.ve/dmdocuments/1964/27619.pdf
+#
# From John Stainforth (2007-11-28):
# ... the change for Venezuela originally expected for 2007-12-31 has
# been brought forward to 2007-12-09. The official announcement was
@@ -1734,6 +1745,6 @@ Zone America/Montevideo -3:44:44 - LMT 1898 Jun 28
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone America/Caracas -4:27:44 - LMT 1890
-4:27:40 - CMT 1912 Feb 12 # Caracas Mean Time?
- -4:30 - VET 1965 # Venezuela Time
+ -4:30 - VET 1965 Jan 1 0:00 # Venezuela T.
-4:00 - VET 2007 Dec 9 3:00
-4:30 - VET
diff --git a/zone.tab b/zone.tab
index f418e7ffca1a..381f24521cc9 100644
--- a/zone.tab
+++ b/zone.tab
@@ -106,8 +106,8 @@ BW -2439+02555 Africa/Gaborone
BY +5354+02734 Europe/Minsk
BZ +1730-08812 America/Belize
CA +4734-05243 America/St_Johns Newfoundland Time, including SE Labrador
-CA +4439-06336 America/Halifax Atlantic Time - Nova Scotia (most places), PEI
-CA +4612-05957 America/Glace_Bay Atlantic Time - Nova Scotia - places that did not observe DST 1966-1971
+CA +4439-06336 America/Halifax Atlantic Time - Nova Scotia (peninsula), PEI
+CA +4612-05957 America/Glace_Bay Atlantic Time - Nova Scotia (Cape Breton)
CA +4606-06447 America/Moncton Atlantic Time - New Brunswick
CA +5320-06025 America/Goose_Bay Atlantic Time - Labrador - most locations
CA +5125-05707 America/Blanc-Sablon Atlantic Standard Time - Quebec - Lower North Shore
diff --git a/zone1970.tab b/zone1970.tab
index 2689c001068d..c9d31d94926a 100644
--- a/zone1970.tab
+++ b/zone1970.tab
@@ -103,8 +103,8 @@ BT +2728+08939 Asia/Thimphu
BY +5354+02734 Europe/Minsk
BZ +1730-08812 America/Belize
CA +4734-05243 America/St_Johns Newfoundland Time, including SE Labrador
-CA +4439-06336 America/Halifax Atlantic Time - Nova Scotia (most places), PEI
-CA +4612-05957 America/Glace_Bay Atlantic Time - Nova Scotia - places that did not observe DST 1966-1971
+CA +4439-06336 America/Halifax Atlantic Time - Nova Scotia (peninsula), PEI
+CA +4612-05957 America/Glace_Bay Atlantic Time - Nova Scotia (Cape Breton)
CA +4606-06447 America/Moncton Atlantic Time - New Brunswick
CA +5320-06025 America/Goose_Bay Atlantic Time - Labrador - most locations
CA +5125-05707 America/Blanc-Sablon Atlantic Standard Time - Quebec - Lower North Shore