ANNOUNCE: xfce4-weather-plugin 0.8.0 released

Harald Judt h.judt at
Tue Aug 7 19:19:50 CEST 2012

Am 07.08.2012 19:15, schrieb houghi:
> On Tue, Aug 07, 2012 at 03:17:22PM +0200, Liviu Andronic wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 10:22 PM, Harald Judt <h.judt at> wrote:
>>> 1) Do nothing and leave things as they are. Some improvements are still
>>> possible, so let's get the best out of it.
>>> 2) Wait for growing and improving. This does not conflict
>>> with 1). Maybe in a year things look different?
>>> 3) Someone checks and proposes another provider who has acceptable terms of
>>> usage and supports locations world-wide.
>> To my surprise the DDG Q&A contact sent me a different suggestion:
>> Yahoo! Weather RSS Feed [1].
>> [1]
>> An example of their API use:
>> To get the forecast for Paris, France, use the WOEID 615702:
> Downside here is that your forecast is 2 days, unless there is a way to
> see more. Advantage might be that is is well documented.
> For me forecast is of higher importance then current weather.
> I like to see what the waether is going to be the weekend.
> houghi

The plan is to use current conditions when available, otherwise fallback 
to, and always use for forecasts (I really like it, and 
others do too, so I won't dump it).


`Experience is the best teacher.'

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