Re: Improving gweather

On Fri, 2003-03-07 at 10:57, Kevin Vandersloot wrote:
> Hi All. In cvs HEAD I've put some changes to gweather applet to improve
> it by fetching the forecast data from which
> provides data in an xml format. 
> The are a few problems (with the changes, but also with the applet as it
> it now). First the person who runs the new service (Chris Petersen) only
> has limited bandwidth. Second the data is gotten from the MSN site.
> Current problems with gweather applet is that it steals data from
> and the noaa site such that if those web sites alter their
> html at all, then gweather will no longer work (and this has happened
> already in the past).
> I'm soliciting suggestions on the subject. Could we possibly consider
> helping Chris by providing some more bandwidth to host

Has anyone talkted to about providing the information in a
more standard feed format?  I'd think they'd agree to allow it, so long
as the applet contains ample notice that the information is provided by and contains a web-link and all that - we use a similar
service already provided by for our Intranet portal.

> Regards,
> Kevin
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