[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#735478: Bug#735478: Bug#735478: this bug is in debian-stable

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Tue Jan 28 20:50:17 UTC 2014

On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 08:29:32PM +0000, Graham wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Jan 2014 19:32:44 +0100
> Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org> wrote:
> > > As posted before in message #50, that version from proposed is
> > > missing *all* maximum/high temperatures in the forecast tab. First
> > > patch from Christoph Biedl works smoothly here.
> > > 
> > Well, the initial patch just ignores if hi pointer is NULL, so I fail
> > to see how you can have a value there if weather.com doesn't provide
> > it?
> Thing is, there's a problem with both Christoph Biedl's and the
> proposed patches, but I'd argue that the patch from Christoph Biedl is
> preferable to the one in proposed, causing less of an issue.
> Thing is, for me with the proposed patch, the forecast for all the
> upcoming days are null. The nights are fine, they show temperatures,
> but there is no information about the coming days, for they're *all*
> shown as null. What's the point of a forecast if only the upcoming
> nights are on offer? The patch by Christoph does have a problem with
> showing "99" during the current day after it's reached its highpoint,
> but at least the forecast for the other days are there and serves some
> use. I'd argue that the forecast tab showing the high and low
> temperatures for both the days and the nights, respectively, despite
> the issue, is far more useful than showing "Null" on the current day
> and *all* the days to come in the forecast, which is what happens for me
> with the proposed version. With Christoph's patch, at least I can get a
> forecast for the coming days, while with the one in proposed I can only
> get the forecast for the nights.
> I've been using Christoph's patch for a few days without issue, bar the
> "99" thing. The "99" is a problem, but more an irritant than being
> mostly broken like the one in proposed, which doesn't even give me a
> forecast for daytimes to come.
> Still, despite all the above, may I thank you for maintaining this
> package despite its ongoing problems.
That doesn't actually reply to my question way above.
Yves-Alexis Perez
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