With 3 days notice. Yay. Another timezone database fire drill. Fixed in tzdata and tzcode.
Posted by jpluimers on 2016/07/05
Not as bad as #brexit but still: With 3 days notice. Yay. Another timezone database fire drill. – Peter da Silva – Google+:
Additional reports concur that DST has been permanently canceled in Egypt, by both the Cabinet and the Parliament. http://www.sis.gov.eg/En/Templates/Articles/tmpArticleNews.aspx?ArtID=105572 http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/1/64/232478/Egypt/Politics-/Egypts-cabinet-abolishes-daylight-saving-time.aspx http://www.egyptindependent.com/news/cabinet-cancels-daylight-saving-time-following-parliament-vote http://www.parlmany.com/News/7/101143/- -Matt
It is already fixed in eggert/tz: Time zone database and code as mentioned in the announcement [tz] [tz-announce] 2016f release of tz code and data available
Don’t forget to watch The Problem with Time & Timezones – Computerphile – YouTube (thanks Andre Naumann)