timezone for Mexico
Alan.Perry at Eng.Sun.COM
Fri Apr 5 22:18:43 UTC 1996
> From mallen at kin.cyborg.com.mx Fri Apr 5 13:50:34 1996
> I just checked and this year will have a "horario de verano" from
> april first to october 27 (both sundays) in central Mexico and the change
> will be made at two am in the next day.
> I don't know if this will remain unchanged in the next years as it is
> stupid to change time in places with latitudes between the tropics as the
> length of the day does not change much. It seems that people in FIDE know
> little about Geography/Astronomy.
Since this came from a Presidential Decree, I would say that it is the
Mexican Administration that knows little about Geography/Astronomy. I am
unfamiliar with the parties involved, so I will reserve judgment.
I think the Mexico entry in northamerica should be changed to refer to the
Decree in the 4 Jan Mexico national newspaper (that I posted to this list,
but have since deleted) rather than the FIDE comment.
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