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Re: [OT] daylight savings in Brazil?

Taupter wrote:
> John Hasler wrote:
> >
> > I suppose this is a dumb question, but why would anyone bother with
> > daylight savings time in a tropical country?
> Despite some opinions, we have a large industrial park, 180 million
> people, a high energy comsumption. There is no outdoors with "Coming
> soon... Coca Cola!". Brazil is not one immense rain forest, as some
> people would think.
> Taupter

I don't think the original poster intended to imply that Brazil
was "uncivilized".  Rather, being in the tropical zone, the
country gets roughly the same number of hours of daylight all
year long and so a summer daylight savings time doesn't make

- Kris

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