Chile extends DST due to drought
Sean.Coffey at Sun.COM
Wed Mar 5 13:23:50 UTC 2008
This Chile DST extension/change would appear to be going ahead.
Are there plans to release a tzdata update soon?
p.s Apologies if I've posted this multiple times. Wasn't sure of the
correct mail alias.
Gunther Vermeir wrote:
> I received this information from a colleague in the Oracle office in
> There is a announcement on
> This article is published in the official page of the Government and
> states that the Ministry of Energy announced the change in DST. Now,
> in order for it to become completely official it has to be published
> in 'Diario Official'. All decrees and resolutions become official when
> are published here (www.diariooficial.cl).
> From the moment I have more information I will forward it.
> Paul Eggert wrote:
>> The Associated Press reports that yesterday Chile announced it will
>> extend DST this year due to a drought, until the last Saturday in
>> March. Does anybody have details? Here's the URL I used for the AP
>> report (though it may not work for you: AP Google URLs are unreliable
>> in my experience):
>> Without further info, I guess I would assume that DST will end in
>> Chile and in Easter Island on March 30 at 03:00 UTC.
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