day light saving time happened today

Noel noeldude at
Mon Mar 11 14:18:32 UTC 2013

On 3/11/2013 7:49 AM, Fbsd8 wrote:
> Even though the system is now on DST the date command still
> displays EDT. Does the date command ever show DST?

EDT = Eastern Daylight Time timezone
not to be confused with
EST = Eastern Standard Time timezone
not to be confused with
DST = daylight savings time, not a timezone, never shown on a computer.

Your system correctly switched to daylight savings time, as verified
by the EDT timezone indicator.  Most likely the clock was already an
hour slow before the time change.

  -- Noel Jones

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