[mythtv] Mythweather Problems

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Mon Aug 28 20:45:09 UTC 2006

On Monday 28 August 2006 4:13 pm, Tim Phipps wrote:
> On Monday 28 August 2006 20:26, Mike Mironov wrote:
> > AFAIK, it can't be fixed. MythWeather get it's from
> > http://www.msnbc.com/m/chnk/d/weather_d_src.asp?acid=... URL (in my case
> >   full URL
> > http://www.msnbc.com/m/chnk/d/weather_d_src.asp?acid=RSXX0063). As I can
> > see this data randomly changed. I'll try get few and get data on
> > different days!!! Data format is hard coded in MythWeather and can't be
> > easy changed. Only one solution exists: try to use weather-revamp
> > branch. But it work only for USA as I know.
> What's in the weather-revamp? I was thinking of starting a patch for
> MythWeather so that it would get it's data from the database. Any old
> script could fetch the forecast and fill in the database which would
> decouple MythWeather from the vagaries of the source sites and also allow a
> script to fetch from sources other than msnbc. If MythWeather is going to
> change drastically I'll hold off.

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