The 2014c release of the tz code and data is available. It reflects the following changes, which were either circulated on the tz mailing list or are relatively minor technical or administrative changes:
Changes affecting near-future time stamps
Egypt observes DST starting 2014-05-15 at 24:00.
(Thanks to Ahmad El-Dardiry and Gunther Vermier.)
Details have not been announced, except that DST will not be
observed during Ramadan. Guess that DST will stop during the same
Ramadan dates as Morocco, and that Egypt's future spring and fall
transitions will be the same as 2010 when it last observed DST,
namely April's last Friday at 00:00 to September's last Thursday at
23:00 standard time. Also, guess that Ramadan transitions will be
at 00:00 standard time.
Changes affecting code
zic now generates transitions for minimum time values, eliminating
guesswork when handling low-valued time stamps. (Thanks to Arthur
Port to Cygwin sans glibc. (Thanks to Arthur David Olson.)
Changes affecting commentary and documentation
Remove now-confusing comment about Jordan. (Thanks to Oleksii
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