[ntp:questions] Re: OT: zone source file syntax
David J Taylor
david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk.invalid
Tue Aug 9 12:27:49 UTC 2005
Ben Fitzgerald wrote:
> I am sure the rules are ok. I just don't understand them! The first
> says add an hour, then the second says add 0? But the clocks go back
> in winter. Can you please explain this rule:
>>> Rule EU 1996 max - Oct lastSun 1:00u 0 -
> Apologies for labouring this but I want to comprehend it.
Ben, during the summer, one hour is added, during the winter, zero hours
are added. The data gives the absolute offset, not the step.
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