[PD] worldwide weather forecast into PD

altern altern2 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 25 13:38:10 CEST 2008


ypatios(e)k dio:
> That's a VERY interesting idea... :-D
> Think you could publish some external?

sure, this will require pyext to work.

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

i dont belive so :) specially since it might end up being used by anyone 
from anywhere ...


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