[ntp:questions] Re: zone source file syntax

Maarten Wiltink maarten at kittensandcats.net
Tue Aug 9 06:41:41 UTC 2005

"Ben Fitzgerald" <bmf1DELETE at ukonline.co.uk> wrote in message
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<timezone source>

> As I understand it the last line of the zone means that for the present
> day the EU rules should be used and that London's offset from GMT is 0.
> The EU rules state:
> on the last Sun of March at 01:00UTC add one hour.
> on the last Sun of October at 01:00UTC do nothing.
> It's the last part I don't get. I'd expect to see -1:00 here. My grasp
> of this is clearly not quite right. Can help explain this?

Isn't the offset _set_, instead of added? (Just guessing.)

Maarten Wiltink

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