Sometimes it pays to read the changelog

From this morning’s updates on ubuntu.

Version 2009n-0ubuntu0.9.04.1:

  * Add argentinas-dst-2009.diff: Disable DST switch for Argentina tomorrow,
    as the Argentina government decided yesterday. Careful planning is boring.
    Thanks to Margarita Manterola for the patch! (LP: #453165)

I find timezones fascinating, especially how much they get messed with for no particularly justifiable reason.

One thought on “Sometimes it pays to read the changelog”

  1. Fascinating would not be the word I’d use. Frustrating as hell perhaps. Dealt with them with in a web based laboratory information system that I helped develop.

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