FW: Re: Chile extends DST due to drought

Arthur David Olson olsona at lecserver.nci.nih.gov
Wed Mar 5 15:29:03 UTC 2008

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From:	Sean Coffey [Sean.Coffey at Sun.COM]
Sent:	Wednesday, March 05, 2008 5:00 AM
To:	Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) [E]
Subject:	Re: Chile extends DST due to drought

Hi all,

This Chile DST extension/change would appear to be going 



Are there plans to release a tzdata update soon?


Gunther Vermeir wrote:
> Hello,
> I received this information from a colleague in the Oracle 
office in
> Chili:
> There is a announcement on
> http://www.gobiernodechile.cl/noticias_det/?which=10062
> 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 
> 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.
> Regards,
> Gunther
> 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 
>> in my experience):
>> I80
>> 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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