[PD] worldwide weather forecast into PD

ypatios ypatios at gmail.com
Wed Jun 25 11:28:33 CEST 2008

That's a VERY interesting idea... :-D
Think you could publish some external?

As for the copyright issues, why not requesting such a "written consent from
Yahoo!" ?
They may find it a reasonable use. Maybe...


2008/6/25 altern <altern2 at gmail.com>:

> hi
> anyone knows of an online worldwide forecast service? I am developing
> some python scripts with Pyext external that retrieve different type of
> data from the net into PD.
> At the moment i have been using yahoo weather, this is quite handy
> because they have RSS feed that can be easily manipulated from python
> and returned into PD.
> Currently i have scripts that tell me the external IP of my computer and
>  another one that uses the IP to retrieve geolocation data (lat, long,
> nearby city, country ), using this i think i should be able to ask yahoo
> for weather data of an specific city and country and from there access
> the RSS.
> However I think there are some copyright issues with yahoo weather. I
> read a notice in the HTML source of yahoo weather saying that this data
> is not to be used without permission
> " ...You are prohibited from using or repurposing this data in any way
> without express written consent from Yahoo! ..."
> I guess i could pretend i did not see the notice but maybe there is some
> worldwide forecast service that would allow me to use the data?
> thanks
> enrike
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