FW: Brazil summer time its wrong.

Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) olsona at dc37a.nci.nih.gov
Mon Oct 14 17:41:02 UTC 2002

Vitor is now on the time zone mailing list.
This and the next couple of messages regarding Brazilian DST
are addressed by the changes circulated on the list by Paul Eggert;
I'm forwarding the messages for completeness.


-----Original Message-----
From: Vitor de Matos Carvalho [mailto:vitor at softinfo.com.br]
Sent: Sunday, October 13, 2002 6:16 PM
To: tz at lecserver.nci.nih.gov
Subject: Brazil summer time its wrong.

Hi... :))

I am not sending the archive: southamerica because I do not know right as it

I am only sending this email to notify of that today in day 13 of October of
2002 some operational systems as FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD RedHat, Linux
Conectiva, Debian, and others, are started to define this date of today as
the beginning of Brazil summer time.
This date is missed, the beginning of Brazil summer time is defined to have

>From zero hour of day 3 of November of 2002, until zero hour of day 16 of
February of 2003, it will invigorate the summer hour, in part of the
Brazilian Domestic territory, advanced in sixty minutes in relation to the
legal hour. The states that will be enclosed in summer teams are: States of
the Rio Grande Do Sul, Santa Catarina, Paraná, São Paulo, Rio De Janeiro,
Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Goiás, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul,
Tocantins, Bahia and in the Federal District

Any doubt can be consulted by the official page of the Presidency of the

 Vitor de Matos Carvalho
 System Network Administrator - Softinfo Network
 FreeBSD - The Power To Serve

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