[TZInfo-users] Samoa TZ jump

Philip Ross phil.ross at gmail.com
Sat Dec 31 10:41:18 EST 2011

Hi Akira,

On 31 December 2011 13:22, Akira Matsuda <ronnie at dio.jp> wrote:
> Wikipedia sais: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samoa_Time_Zone
> At the end of 29 December 2011, Samoa, which used UTC-11 (UTC-10
> during the summer), advanced to UTC+13 (UTC+14 during the
> summer),[2][3] by skipping 30 December, reversing the change made in
> 1892. This leaves American Samoa in the UTC-11 time zone.
> I think we need a fix for Pago_Pago.rb

Pacific/Pago_Pago is the zone for American Samoa. For Samoa you should
be using Pacific/Apia. The Pacific/Apia zone contains the above change
(since tzdata version 2011k and TZInfo version 0.3.30).

Kind regards,


Phil Ross
http://tzinfo.rubyforge.org/ -- DST-aware timezone library for Ruby

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