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@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-# @(#)southamerica 8.15
+# @(#)southamerica 8.18
# <pre>
# This data is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better,
@@ -759,6 +759,26 @@ Zone America/Rio_Branco -4:31:12 - LMT 1914
# 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
+# <a href="http://www.shoa.cl/servicios/supremo316.pdf">
+# http://www.shoa.cl/servicios/supremo316.pdf
+# </a>
+# and the instructions for 2008 are located in:
+# <a href="http://www.horaoficial.cl/cambio.htm">
+# http://www.horaoficial.cl/cambio.htm
+# </a>.
+
+# From Josť Miguel Garrido (2008-03-05):
+# ...
+# You could see the announces of the change on
+# <a href="http://www.shoa.cl/noticias/2008/04hora/hora.htm">
+# http://www.shoa.cl/noticias/2008/04hora/hora.htm
+# </a>.
+
# 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 +809,11 @@ Rule Chile 1998 only - Mar Sun>=9 3:00u 0 -
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 -
+# N.B.: the end of March 29 in Chile is March 30 in Universal time,
+# which is used below in specifying the transition.
+Rule Chile 2008 only - Mar 30 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]