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Re: More bad weather



On Thu, 2008-12-18 at 16:59 -0600, Frank Cox wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Dec 2008 17:45:12 -0500
> Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> 
> > Interesting.  I don't know much about the organization of the NWS
> > servers, but I do know the problem first appeared in Portland OR and
> > persists here in Clemson SC.  So if the servers are dynamic and
> > geographically local, then there is more to the problem than just a
> > local server failure.
> 
> Why not find out where the applet is looking for its weather information and
> see if you can retrieve it with something else (like wget).
> 
> For example, my weather information is coming from
> weather.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/mgetmetar.pl? cccc=CYQV

Good idea, thanks.  Where do I look?  (I tried gconf-editor, but I
didn't spot anything that looked helpful.)


> 
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                Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
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