Forecast-only weather ion
thilo at ginkel.com
Wed Sep 30 03:14:42 CEST 2009
I am currently developing a Weather Ion for the German wetter.com weather data
provider to improve the station coverage for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Unfortunately, wetter.com only provides forecast data through its free web
service API, so the Ion actually has no access to current observation data to
provide to the Weather Plasmoid. AFAICS this results in some ugly rendering
glitches in the Plasmoid such as a large question mark document being
displayed instead of the current weather condition.
Is building a Ion that does not supply observation data, but only forecast
data, supported? Is there a way to convince the Weather Plasmoid to skip
displaying the observation data (instead of displaying "N/A" indicators and
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