[Mediawiki-l] weather

Rob Church robchur at gmail.com
Fri May 4 00:47:10 UTC 2007


On 04/05/07, Joe Lloyd <jlloyd182 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Just a question, if you type in "auckland weather" in google it gives you
> the 5 day forcast before any webpage searches.  Are there any addons that
> can access that information to put on a wiki?

1. Find a provider willing to allow external access via RSS or
something nice and machine-readable
2. Write a parser hook extension which performs the aggregation,
perhaps storing in an intermediate cache, and formats the data for
output


Rob Church



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