[ntp:questions] Start of Daylight Savings

Richard B. gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Thu Mar 8 19:00:26 UTC 2007

Riccardo Castellani wrote:
> On 25 MARCH Daylight Saving time will change in Italy (-1 hour)
> I don't understand if this modify is applied at UTC level or if it's my
> Timezone settings, which tells to my system local clock as soon as
> particular date time is reached (25 march 2007, 02:00) that time must be
> decreased one hour.
> If in my local settings I had set for example Japan (Japan doesn't use
> Daylight Saving time) I would have no time changing ?!

UTC does not have or use "Daylight Saving Time"!!!

Daylight Saving Time is handled by time zones.

You neglected to say what Operating System you are using.  Some systems 
handle the change automatically.  Some require user intervention.

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