date/time trouble - PST came too early

Kevin Oberman oberman at
Wed Nov 7 14:31:42 PST 2007

> From: Vivek Khera <khera at>
> Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2007 15:09:35 -0500
> Sender: owner-freebsd-stable at
> On Nov 5, 2007, at 8:58 PM, Chris H. wrote:
> > Ahh... I'm guessing that you missed the following post in this  
> > thread titled
> > "date/time trouble - PST came too early [fixed]" posted 11-02.
> >
> > LI Xin offered the following solution, which solved my dilemma:
> No, I saw that... but like I said, most of us did this last year when  
> the new DST rules went into effect.  Did you not notice it last year?

OK. This is twice you've said it and you are wrong. This is the FIRST
year of the new US DST dates. Last year DST ended on October as it has
for many years.

>From H.R. 6, Energy Policy Act of 2005, SEC. 110. DAYLIGHT SAVINGS:
"Effective Date- Subsection (a) shall take effect 1 year after the date
of enactment of this Act or March 1, 2007, whichever is later."
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
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