[mythtv-users] MythWeather - Don't trust the data

Lucien D. ldunning at gmail.com
Sun Sep 24 16:46:15 UTC 2006

On 15:01 Sun 24 Sep     , Damien Dusha wrote:
> "That's the whole idea behind the revamp (that ldunning is
> still working on)--separate the data fetching from the plugin to allow
> anyone to write their own "grabber.""
> I'm actually reasonably interested in writing one for the Beuro of 
> Meteorology Site for Australia (http://www.bom.gov.au ) -  if you read 
> the copyright stuff at the bottom I think (I am not a legal person, just 
> a mere engineer) that it is OK to use this data for projects such as 
> this, so long as a link is included to the data source.  A second 
> opinion (preferably legal opinion) on this might be needed though.
> Would any aussies be interested in this?
> Also, will there be an interface published for MythWeather?  Say, on the 
> MythTV wiki?  It'd facilitate this sort of development reasonably quickly.

Best place to look right now would be the scripts/README, it outlines the
interface between the plugin and the scripts.  Also if you don't mind ugly perl,
look at a few of the scripts for guidance.  Eventually I'll get a more verbose
guide on the wiki.

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