ANNOUNCE: xfce4-weather-plugin 0.8.0 released
h.judt at gmx.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 gmx.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 openweathermap.org 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 .
>>  http://developer.yahoo.com/weather/
>> 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.
The plan is to use current conditions when available, otherwise fallback
to met.no, and always use met.no 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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