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Re: [O] Google-weather.el and the Latest Git Version of Org-mode

From: Robert Horn
Subject: Re: [O] Google-weather.el and the Latest Git Version of Org-mode
Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2012 10:31:03 -0400
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Charles Philip Chan <address@hidden> writes:

> Jude DaShiell <address@hidden> 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

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