TZ changes for Brazil for 2003/2004
Paulo Alexandre Pinto Pires
p at ppires.org
Sat Sep 20 05:20:10 UTC 2003
On Fri, Sep 19, 2003 at 09:47:34PM -0700, Paul Eggert wrote:
> At 19 Sep 2003 23:51:38 -0300, Vitor de Matos Carvalho writes:
> > In the site of the Ministry of Mines and Energy -
> > http://www.mme.gov.br/noticias/2003/setembro/18.09.2003.htm has an
> > official notice, however it does not have the number of the decree.
> Thanks; that URL will do nicely. Perhaps the responsibility for
> decrees has shifted from the president's office to that ministry.
> That decree says that daylight-saving time will end on midnight,
> February 14, 2004. I understand this to mean 24:00 on February 14,
> which is 00:00 on February 15. If this understanding is incorrect
> please let me know. I'd like to propose tz patches very soon,
> since it takes time for this stuff to propagate.
Changes always happen from Saturday to Sunday, at 24:00, thus summer time
is to start at 2003/10/18 23:59:59 BRT -> 2003/10/19 01:00:00 BRST and end
at 2004/02/14 23:59:59 BRST -> 2004/02/14 23:00:00 BRT (wow... one has to
think not to get in a mess with these times :). Your understanding is right.
... Qui habet aurem audiat quid Spiritus dicat ecclesiis.
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