On Wed, Oct 18, 2006 at 02:52:35PM +0530, Abhijit Menon-Sen wrote:
> In 1995, Kiribati decided to move the international date line, so that
> all of the constituent islands lie on the same side. As a consequence,
> the Easternmost islands are now at GMT+1400.
> (There's some controvery about whether they had the right to move the
> IDL, but they have the right to decide what time zone they're in. :-)

Not a big deal.

> http://www.google.com/search?q=1995+%22International+Date+Line%22+Kiribati
> Would it be painful to make Postgres accept +1400?

I doubt it. We support +1300 already, and we also support timezone
'Pacific/Kiritimati' which is at +1400, so I doubt it's an issue.

Wanna send a patch?

Have a nice day,
Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog@svana.org>   http://svana.org/kleptog/
> From each according to his ability. To each according to his ability to 
> litigate.

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