[sdnog] Impact of new timezone in Sudan
philip at trouble.is
Wed Nov 1 11:15:04 SAST 2017
On 2017-11-01 10:43:44 (+0200), Nishal Goburdhan wrote:
>On 1 Nov 2017, at 1:29, Philip Paeps wrote:
>>On 2017-10-31 20:39:49 (+0000), Manhal Mohammed wrote:
>>>I hope if Admins can give us a feedback about their experience on
>>>this after the changes "Problems and how they dealt with it "So it
>>>can be a document for future cases ^_^
>>Everybody survived? No casualties? ;-)
>when i checked in with her, list-mother Sara complained that her phone
>was still showing the wrong time at around 23h30 (utc+2). well, no
>surprises there :-)
>interestingly, the “common user” stuff does appear to be updated; eg.
>https://time.is/Sudan and wikipedia correctly reflect utc+2. now,
>it’s just up to OS vendors to release patches.
Yeah ... for future reference: if you tell the IANA tz maintainers a bit
more than two weeks in advance, it's a lot easier for OS vendors to
release patches in time. :)
>perhaps coming soon: the central african republic, will switch to
>central african time :-))
Hopefully not too soon!
Please ask them to tell the tz maintainers in good time!
Ask them to read this:
If nothing else, have them notify this list:
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