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@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-# @(#)southamerica 8.13
+# @(#)southamerica 8.15
# <pre>
# This data is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better,
@@ -105,7 +105,11 @@ Rule Arg 1989 1992 - Oct Sun>=15 0:00 1:00 S
# which did not result in the switch of a time zone, as they stayed 9 hours
# from the International Date Line.
Rule Arg 1999 only - Oct Sun>=1 0:00 1:00 S
-Rule Arg 2000 only - Mar Sun>=1 0:00 0 -
+# From Paul Eggert (2007-12-28):
+# DST was set to expire on March 5, not March 3, but since it was converted
+# to standard time on March 3 it's more convenient for us to pretend that
+# it ended on March 3.
+Rule Arg 2000 only - Mar 3 0:00 0 -
#
# From Peter Gradelski via Steffen Thorsen (2000-03-01):
# We just checked with our Sao Paulo office and they say the government of
@@ -140,6 +144,30 @@ Rule Arg 2000 only - Mar Sun>=1 0:00 0 -
# This kind of things had always been done this way in Argentina.
# We are still -03:00 all year round in all of the country.
#
+# From Steffen Thorsen (2007-12-21):
+# A user (Leonardo Chaim) reported that Argentina will adopt DST....
+# all of the country (all Zone-entries) are affected. News reports like
+# http://www.lanacion.com.ar/opinion/nota.asp?nota_id=973037 indicate
+# that Argentina will use DST next year as well, from October to
+# March, although exact rules are not given.
+#
+# From Jesper Norgaard Welen (2007-12-26)
+# The last hurdle of Argentina DST is over, the proposal was approved in
+# the lower chamber too (Deputados) with a vote 192 for and 2 against.
+# By the way thanks to Mariano Absatz and Daniel Mario Vega for the link to
+# the original scanned proposal, where the dates and the zero hours are
+# clear and unambiguous...This is the article about final approval:
+# <a href="http://www.lanacion.com.ar/politica/nota.asp?nota_id=973996">
+# http://www.lanacion.com.ar/politica/nota.asp?nota_id=973996
+# </a>
+#
+# From Paul Eggert (2007-12-22):
+# For dates after mid-2008, the following rules are my guesses and
+# are quite possibly wrong, but are more likely than no DST at all.
+Rule Arg 2007 only - Dec 30 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Arg 2008 max - Mar Sun>=15 0:00 0 -
+Rule Arg 2008 max - Oct Sun>=1 0:00 1:00 S
+
# From Mariano Absatz (2004-05-21):
# Today it was officially published that the Province of Mendoza is changing
# its timezone this winter... starting tomorrow night....
@@ -214,7 +242,7 @@ Zone America/Argentina/Buenos_Aires -3:53:48 - LMT 1894 Oct 31
-4:00 Arg AR%sT 1969 Oct 5
-3:00 Arg AR%sT 1999 Oct 3
-4:00 Arg AR%sT 2000 Mar 3
- -3:00 - ART
+ -3:00 Arg AR%sT
#
# Santa Fe (SF), Entre Rios (ER), Corrientes (CN), Misiones (MN), Chaco (CC),
# Formosa (FM), Salta (SA), Santiago del Estero (SE), Cordoba (CB),
@@ -237,7 +265,7 @@ Zone America/Argentina/Cordoba -4:16:48 - LMT 1894 Oct 31
-4:00 - WART 1991 Oct 20
-3:00 Arg AR%sT 1999 Oct 3
-4:00 Arg AR%sT 2000 Mar 3
- -3:00 - ART
+ -3:00 Arg AR%sT
#
# Tucuman (TM)
Zone America/Argentina/Tucuman -4:20:52 - LMT 1894 Oct 31
@@ -250,7 +278,7 @@ Zone America/Argentina/Tucuman -4:20:52 - LMT 1894 Oct 31
-4:00 Arg AR%sT 2000 Mar 3
-3:00 - ART 2004 Jun 1
-4:00 - WART 2004 Jun 13
- -3:00 - ART
+ -3:00 Arg AR%sT
#
# La Rioja (LR)
Zone America/Argentina/La_Rioja -4:27:24 - LMT 1894 Oct 31
@@ -263,7 +291,7 @@ Zone America/Argentina/La_Rioja -4:27:24 - LMT 1894 Oct 31
-4:00 Arg AR%sT 2000 Mar 3
-3:00 - ART 2004 Jun 1
-4:00 - WART 2004 Jun 20
- -3:00 - ART
+ -3:00 Arg AR%sT
#
# San Juan (SJ)
Zone America/Argentina/San_Juan -4:34:04 - LMT 1894 Oct 31
@@ -276,7 +304,7 @@ Zone America/Argentina/San_Juan -4:34:04 - LMT 1894 Oct 31
-4:00 Arg AR%sT 2000 Mar 3
-3:00 - ART 2004 May 31
-4:00 - WART 2004 Jul 25
- -3:00 - ART
+ -3:00 Arg AR%sT
#
# Jujuy (JY)
Zone America/Argentina/Jujuy -4:21:12 - LMT 1894 Oct 31
@@ -290,7 +318,7 @@ Zone America/Argentina/Jujuy -4:21:12 - LMT 1894 Oct 31
-3:00 1:00 ARST 1992
-3:00 Arg AR%sT 1999 Oct 3
-4:00 Arg AR%sT 2000 Mar 3
- -3:00 - ART
+ -3:00 Arg AR%sT
#
# Catamarca (CT), Chubut (CH)
Zone America/Argentina/Catamarca -4:23:08 - LMT 1894 Oct 31
@@ -303,7 +331,7 @@ Zone America/Argentina/Catamarca -4:23:08 - LMT 1894 Oct 31
-4:00 Arg AR%sT 2000 Mar 3
-3:00 - ART 2004 Jun 1
-4:00 - WART 2004 Jun 20
- -3:00 - ART
+ -3:00 Arg AR%sT
#
# Mendoza (MZ)
Zone America/Argentina/Mendoza -4:35:16 - LMT 1894 Oct 31
@@ -320,7 +348,7 @@ Zone America/Argentina/Mendoza -4:35:16 - LMT 1894 Oct 31
-4:00 Arg AR%sT 2000 Mar 3
-3:00 - ART 2004 May 23
-4:00 - WART 2004 Sep 26
- -3:00 - ART
+ -3:00 Arg AR%sT
#
# Santa Cruz (SC)
Zone America/Argentina/Rio_Gallegos -4:36:52 - LMT 1894 Oct 31
@@ -331,7 +359,7 @@ Zone America/Argentina/Rio_Gallegos -4:36:52 - LMT 1894 Oct 31
-4:00 Arg AR%sT 2000 Mar 3
-3:00 - ART 2004 Jun 1
-4:00 - WART 2004 Jun 20
- -3:00 - ART
+ -3:00 Arg AR%sT
#
# Tierra del Fuego, Antartida e Islas del Atlantico Sur (TF)
Zone America/Argentina/Ushuaia -4:33:12 - LMT 1894 Oct 31
@@ -342,7 +370,7 @@ Zone America/Argentina/Ushuaia -4:33:12 - LMT 1894 Oct 31
-4:00 Arg AR%sT 2000 Mar 3
-3:00 - ART 2004 May 30
-4:00 - WART 2004 Jun 20
- -3:00 - ART
+ -3:00 Arg AR%sT
# Aruba
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]