Bug#378187: [Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#378187: xfce4-weather-plugin: Fahrenheit or Imperial temperature is incorrectly the same as Celsius

Simon Huggins huggie at earth.li
Fri Jul 14 08:23:30 UTC 2006

On Fri, Jul 14, 2006 at 01:00:19AM -0400, A. Costa wrote:
> Where I live it's now a little under 60 degrees (Fahrenheit) outside. 
> After I just now switched 'xfce4-weather-plugin' from Metric to Imperial,
> it prints:

>     Observation station located in Maynard, MA
>     last update: 7/13/06 10:25 PM EDT.

>     Temperature
>             Temperature: 18 F
>             Windchill: 18 F
>             Description: Clear
>             Dew point: 18 F

> ...a winter-ey summer!.  Also attached is a screen capture of the
> 'Forecast' tab, with the same problem.

We can't help you if the readings you get from the net are wrong I'm
afraid but...

> Note: after I typed the above, the Fahrenheit display switched to the
> correct one, 64 degrees right now.  While I was writing the above my
> modem's PPP connection was kept very busy by file transfers and
> background jobs.  I'm guessing that X4WP must have been waiting for
> some network event before it could display things correctly.  Not as
> bad, but still a bug, as it needs no network to convert a temperature.
> I'll try to test this later when I'm offline.

Do you mean you weren't dialled up to start with?  It'll only be able to
get a reading when you have a net connection.


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