indicator-weather broken, should we drop it from raring?
darkxst at fastmail.fm
Sat Apr 20 02:11:25 UTC 2013
On 20/04/13 04:25, Barry Warsaw wrote:
> On Apr 19, 2013, at 06:36 PM, Sebastien Bacher wrote:
>> I guess you have a configured indicator with your location, right? ;-)
> I do! But I fear I might forget my umbrella the next time I travel out of my
> home location. :)
>> The current bug makes impossible to configure it/add a location, so it's
>> basically useless as a new package to install (or you need to get the woeid
>> code and tweak the config by hand, but if you do that you can probably as
>> well get the package from a ppa or launchpad library).
>> The users who have it installed can keep it, nothing is going to remove it
> >from your system because we drop it from the archive.
> That's a good point. Given that as a fresh install, it's currently pretty
> useless, I suppose it makes sense to remove it. OTOH, I don't like making
> this decision so close to the release. Isn't there a chance that someone will
> be motivated to do an SRU to fix the most egregious problems later?
Not really an option for Raring, but perhaps it would make sense to use libgweather as the backend for the applet. That has received a fair bit
of attention during the 3.8 cycle due to the new gnome-weather app.
I believe it has Yahoo and Yr.no weather providers.
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