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@@ -131,7 +131,7 @@ Rule Arg 2000 only - Mar 3 0:00 0 -
# Timezone Law (which never was effectively applied) will (would?) be
# in effect.... The article is at
# http://ar.clarin.com/diario/2001-06-06/e-01701.htm
-# ... The Law itself is "Ley No 25155", sanctioned on 1999-08-25, enacted
+# ... The Law itself is "Ley No. 25155", sanctioned on 1999-08-25, enacted
# 1999-09-17, and published 1999-09-21. The official publication is at:
# http://www.boletin.jus.gov.ar/BON/Primera/1999/09-Septiembre/21/PDF/BO21-09-99LEG.PDF
# Regretfully, you have to subscribe (and pay) for the on-line version....
@@ -175,15 +175,11 @@ Rule Arg 2000 only - Mar 3 0:00 0 -
# http://www.worldtimezone.com/dst_news/dst_news_argentina03.html
# http://www.impulsobaires.com.ar/nota.php?id=57832 (in spanish)
-# From Rodrigo Severo (2008-10-06):
-# Here is some info available at a Gentoo bug related to TZ on Argentina's DST:
-# ...
-# ------- Comment #1 from [jmdocile] 2008-10-06 16:28 0000 -------
-# Hi, there is a problem with timezone-data-2008e and maybe with
-# timezone-data-2008f
-# Argentinian law [Number] 25.155 is no longer valid.
+# From Juan Manuel Docile in https://bugs.gentoo.org/240339 (2008-10-07)
+# via Rodrigo Severo:
+# Argentinian law No. 25.155 is no longer valid.
# http://www.infoleg.gov.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/60000-64999/60036/norma.htm
-# The new one is law [Number] 26.350
+# The new one is law No. 26.350
# http://www.infoleg.gov.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/135000-139999/136191/norma.htm
# So there is no summer time in Argentina for now.
@@ -771,7 +767,7 @@ Zone America/La_Paz -4:32:36 - LMT 1890
# [ and in a second message (same day): ]
# I found the decree.
#
-# DECRETO No- 7.584, DE 13 DE OUTUBRO DE 2011
+# DECRETO No. 7.584, DE 13 DE OUTUBRO DE 2011
# Link :
# http://www.in.gov.br/visualiza/index.jsp?data=13/10/2011&jornal=1000&pagina=6&totalArquivos=6
@@ -1125,7 +1121,7 @@ Zone America/Rio_Branco -4:31:12 - LMT 1914
# Conflicts between [1] and [2] were resolved as follows:
#
# - [1] says the 1910 transition was Jan 1, [2] says Jan 10 and cites
-# Boletín Nº 1, Aviso Nº 1 (1910). Go with [2].
+# Boletín No. 1, Aviso No. 1 (1910). Go with [2].
#
# - [1] says SMT was -4:42:45, [2] says Chile's official time from
# 1916 to 1919 was -4:42:46.3, the meridian of Chile's National
@@ -1133,7 +1129,7 @@ Zone America/Rio_Branco -4:31:12 - LMT 1914
# Quinta Normal in Santiago. Go with [2], rounding it to -4:42:46.
#
# - [1] says the 1918 transition was Sep 1, [2] says Sep 10 and cites
-# Boletín Nº 22, Aviso Nº 129/1918 (1918-08-23). Go with [2].
+# Boletín No. 22, Aviso No. 129/1918 (1918-08-23). Go with [2].
#
# - [1] does not give times for transitions; assume they occur
# at midnight mainland time, the current common practice. However,
@@ -1533,7 +1529,7 @@ Rule Para 1997 only - Feb lastSun 0:00 0 -
# (1999-09) reports no date; go with above sources and Gerd Knops (2001-02-27).
Rule Para 1998 2001 - Mar Sun>=1 0:00 0 -
# From Rives McDow (2002-02-28):
-# A decree was issued in Paraguay (no. 16350) on 2002-02-26 that changed the
+# A decree was issued in Paraguay (No. 16350) on 2002-02-26 that changed the
# dst method to be from the first Sunday in September to the first Sunday in
# April.
Rule Para 2002 2004 - Apr Sun>=1 0:00 0 -
@@ -1713,8 +1709,19 @@ Rule Uruguay 2005 only - Oct 9 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Uruguay 2006 only - Mar 12 2:00 0 -
# From Jesper Nørgaard Welen (2006-09-06):
# http://www.presidencia.gub.uy/_web/decretos/2006/09/CM%20210_08%2006%202006_00001.PDF
-Rule Uruguay 2006 max - Oct Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 S
-Rule Uruguay 2007 max - Mar Sun>=8 2:00 0 -
+#
+# From Steffen Thorsen (2015-06-30):
+# ... it looks like they will not be using DST the coming summer:
+# http://www.elobservador.com.uy/gobierno-resolvio-que-no-habra-cambio-horario-verano-n656787
+# http://www.republica.com.uy/este-ano-no-se-modificara-el-huso-horario-en-uruguay/523760/
+# From Paul Eggert (2015-06-30):
+# Apparently restaurateurs complained that DST caused people to go to the beach
+# instead of out to dinner.
+# From Pablo Camargo (2015-07-13):
+# http://archivo.presidencia.gub.uy/sci/decretos/2015/06/cons_min_201.pdf
+# [dated 2015-06-29; repeals Decree 311/006 dated 2006-09-04]
+Rule Uruguay 2006 2014 - Oct Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 S
+Rule Uruguay 2007 2015 - Mar Sun>=8 2:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone America/Montevideo -3:44:44 - LMT 1898 Jun 28
-3:44:44 - MMT 1920 May 1 # Montevideo MT
@@ -1723,6 +1730,10 @@ Zone America/Montevideo -3:44:44 - LMT 1898 Jun 28
# Venezuela
#
+# From Paul Eggert (2015-07-28):
+# For the 1965 transition see Gaceta Oficial No. 27.619 (1964-12-15), p 205.533
+# http://www.pgr.gob.ve/dmdocuments/1964/27619.pdf
+#
# From John Stainforth (2007-11-28):
# ... the change for Venezuela originally expected for 2007-12-31 has
# been brought forward to 2007-12-09. The official announcement was
@@ -1734,6 +1745,6 @@ Zone America/Montevideo -3:44:44 - LMT 1898 Jun 28
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone America/Caracas -4:27:44 - LMT 1890
-4:27:40 - CMT 1912 Feb 12 # Caracas Mean Time?
- -4:30 - VET 1965 # Venezuela Time
+ -4:30 - VET 1965 Jan 1 0:00 # Venezuela T.
-4:00 - VET 2007 Dec 9 3:00
-4:30 - VET