Chile DST history

Oscar van Vlijmen ovv at
Sun Oct 8 17:35:03 UTC 2006

> From: Jesper Norgaard Welen
> Subject: Chile DST history

> I took the time to check out in detail what the differences are from this
> source compared to tz database, based on the page
> which contains timezone and time
> history in Chile since 1884. Here are the results if you apply those to the
> tz database (I might have made mistakes, since there are plenty of
> differences):

> Note (1)
> Since the starting and ending of DST in 1927-1932 is a bit confusing (not
> covered by a decree of when it ended), I used the tz database as it was,
> since the first two transitions concur with the web page. It seems that the
> Chile web page claims that it stopped in 1928, but it doesn't mention a
> decree about that.

A table resolving these issues is at:

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