FW: New daylight savings time in Brazil
Olson, Arthur David (NCI)
olsona at dc37a.nci.nih.gov
Thu Sep 14 22:32:59 UTC 2000
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From: Andre Gerhard [mailto:andre at mail.lme.usp.br]
Sent: Thursday, September 14, 2000 5:59 PM
To: tz at elsie.nci.nih.gov
Subject: New daylight savings time in Brazil
This patch corrects a typo mistake in Brazil's timezone for 1999, and also
new time zones for daylight savings time in 2000/2001, a decree from
The daylight savings time for 1999/2000 is also included.
Patch created with the command "diff -Naur tzdata/southamerica
timezone is UTC0.
The site http://www.presidencia.gov.br/CCIVIL/decreto/principal_ano.htm
seems to be
the "official" decrees site in Brazil, the site
http://pcdsh01.on.br/DecHV.html is from
the time service but apparently is storing a copy from the information of
the site above
(the DST information for this year was released first in the first site
University of Sao Paulo - Brazil
--- tzdata/southamerica Thu Sep 14 18:08:11 2000
+++ tzdata.new/southamerica Thu Sep 14 14:11:44 2000
@@ -364,11 +364,16 @@
# Decree <a href="http://pcdsh01.on.br/figuras/HV3150.gif">3,150</a>
# (1999-08-23) adopted by same states.
# Decree <a href="http://pcdsh01.on.br/DecHV99.gif">3,188</a> (1999-09-30)
-# adds SE, AL, PE, PR, RN, CE, PI, MA and RR.
+# adds SE, AL, PE, PB, RN, CE, PI, MA and RR.
+Rule Brazil 1999 only - Oct 3 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Brazil 2000 only - Feb 27 0:00 0 -
+# Decree <a
(2000-09-06) adopted by RS, SC, PR, SP, RJ, ES, MG, GO, MT, MS, TO, BA, SE,
AL, PE, PB, RN, CE, PI, MA and DF.
+Rule Brazil 2000 only - Oct 8 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Brazil 2001 only - Feb 18 0:00 0 -
# These give only one year's rules. After that, the rules are guesses
# and are quite possibly wrong, but are more likely than no DST at all.
-Rule Brazil 1999 max - Oct Sun>=1 0:00 1:00 S
-Rule Brazil 2000 max - Feb lastSun 0:00 0 -
+Rule Brazil 2001 max - Oct Sun>=1 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Brazil 2002 max - Feb lastSun 0:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
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