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From: Robert Horn <rjhorn@alum.mit.edu>
To: Charles Philip Chan <cpchan@bell.net>, Org-mode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Google-weather.el and the Latest Git Version of Org-mode
Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2012 10:31:03 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m3a9x7mb4o.fsf@quad.robs.office> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <BLU0-SMTP97EB8CAB82B433D7FAE89BBBA60@phx.gbl>

Charles Philip Chan <cpchan@bell.net> writes:

> Jude DaShiell <jdashiel@shellworld.net> writes:
> Hi Jude:
>> It might be near time to investigate wunderground.com and loose google
>> for weather before igoogle disappears.  Other weather sites capable of
>> text output may also be available, I haven't investigated that yet.

wunderground.com wants a developer ID and in some situations wants a
paid account.

For US locations, take a look at the NOAA/NWS services.
http://graphical.weather.gov/xml/rest.php is a similar service, freely
available to the public.  Parseing the NDFD response will take a while
to understand, but it's a simple schema and will be a tiny computational
burden.  That page has links to all the relevant documents.

I don't have time to go through all that, but a quick look indicates
that it has all the information that Google was providing.  There will
just be more work involved in organizing it into a tidy little line of

R Horn

  reply	other threads:[~2012-09-03 14:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-08-31  1:30 Google-weather.el and the Latest Git Version of Org-mode Charles Philip Chan
2012-08-31  5:01 ` Nick Dokos
2012-08-31  5:21   ` Nick Dokos
2012-08-31  5:50     ` Charles Philip Chan
2012-08-31  6:07     ` Charles Philip Chan
2012-08-31  7:01     ` Jude DaShiell
2012-08-31  7:05       ` Nick Dokos
2012-08-31 21:19         ` Jude DaShiell
2012-08-31  7:12       ` Charles Philip Chan
2012-09-03 14:31         ` Robert Horn [this message]
2012-09-03 14:47         ` Robert Horn
2012-08-31 13:19       ` Carson Chittom
2012-09-04  7:54         ` Ian Barton
2012-09-05  7:37           ` Ian Barton
2012-08-31  5:24   ` Charles Philip Chan

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