FW: Patch for timezone in Chile (Extended)
Arthur David Olson
olsona at lecserver.nci.nih.gov
Wed Mar 5 18:48:21 UTC 2008
(While tz at elsie.nci.nih.gov isn't working, I'm forwarding this message from
Germán Poó-Caamaño. Please send time zone messages to olsona at mail.nih.gov and
I'll forward them.
From: Germán Poó-Caamaño [gpoo at ubiobio.cl]
Sent: Wednesday, March 05, 2008 1:31 PM
To: Arthur David Olson
Cc: Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) [E]
Subject: Patch for timezone in Chile (Extended)
The Supreme Decree was published in Diario Oficial by March 4,
A 'Digital copy' is available at:
You can get to this site from http://www.diariooficial.cl/
I sent a patch to tz at elsie.nci.nih.gov a couple of days ago.
It seems it ha had having problems. Anyway, it had a mistake.
So, here there is a new one. It has the link to the Supreme
Decree available at SHOA site (the Navy Division in charge
officially of the chilean time).
Germán Poó Caamaño
Concepción - Chile
--- southamerica 2008-03-04 14:00:04.000000000 +0100
+++ southamerica 2008-03-04 14:02:37.000000000 +0100
@@ -759,6 +759,15 @@
# America/Santiago. The pre-1980 Pacific/Easter data are dubious,
# but we have no other source.
+# From German Poo-Caaman~o (2008-03-03):
+# Due to drought, Chile extends Daylight Time in three weeks. This
+# is one-time change (Saturday 3/29 at 24:00 for America/Santiago
+# and Saturday 3/29 at 22:00 for Pacific/Easter)
+# The Supreme Decree is located at
+# and the instructions for 2008 are located in:
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Chile 1927 1932 - Sep 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Chile 1928 1932 - Apr 1 0:00 0 -
@@ -789,7 +798,9 @@
Rule Chile 1998 only - Sep 27 4:00u 1:00 S
Rule Chile 1999 only - Apr 4 3:00u 0 -
Rule Chile 1999 max - Oct Sun>=9 4:00u 1:00 S
-Rule Chile 2000 max - Mar Sun>=9 3:00u 0 -
+Rule Chile 2000 2007 - Mar Sun>=9 3:00u 0 -
+Rule Chile 2008 only - Mar 29 3:00u 0 -
+Rule Chile 2009 max - Mar Sun>=9 3:00u 0 -
# IATA SSIM anomalies: (1992-02) says 1992-03-14;
# (1996-09) says 1998-03-08. Ignore these.
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
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