[Slackbuilds-users] CurseTheWeather URL fix needed

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Sun Aug 16 06:58:49 UTC 2009

On Sat, 11 Jul 2009 14:58:06 -0700 (PDT)
Phillip Warner <pc_warner at yahoo.com> wrote:

> CurseTheWeather does not work for now.
> Recently weather.com started requiring a different URL format for
> their XML feeds.  They now require prod, link, par, and key values.
> The par (partner) and key values I believe are supposed to be
> obtained by requesting them from weather.com.  I emailed the
> CurseTheWeather maintainer (Dan) about obtaining these values from
> weather.com.
> I made a temporary patch that will allow ctw to work.  The par and
> key values are from the liquid weather project.  This works, but this
> probably violates some weather.com policy.  In addition, these values
> apparently do not let you view a full 10 day forecast.  Instead it is
> limited to five days.  As such, I'd prefer not to release this patch
> on the list, and would rather see if Dan can get the needed codes
> soon.  I just wanted all the CurseTheWeather SBo users on this list
> to know of the problem.

I'm just curious - any news on this?

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