<i18n dev> Jordan (Asia/Amman) versus SimpleTimeZone

Andrew John Hughes gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Sat Aug 29 17:13:07 PDT 2009

2009/8/29 Mark Wielaard <mark at klomp.org>:
> Hi,
> I was debugging the following bug report:
> http://icedtea.classpath.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=377
> "TimeZone.getOffset() fails for some TZ"
> The issue is caused because there is a start rule in the Asia/Amman
> timezone that starts at the end of a day. SimpleTimeZone doesn't allow
> that. I have a simple "fix" (attached), but I haven't fully tested it
> yet, and don't know if there could be other problems with allowing a
> rule to start on the last milisecond of a day.
> I noticed there is a similar bug report here:
> http://bugs.sun.com/view_bug.do?bug_id=6851214
> That is marked as "State 11-Closed, Verified, bug".
> There is however very little information on how this was fixed.
> Does anybody on this list know more?

That's because the list of releases with the fix only includes
proprietary releases... sigh :(

> Thanks,
> Mark

Andrew :-)

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