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Weather Addon Update Request

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I would like to have an extra parameter added so that you can specify to get the weather report in a localized language.

As far as I know, it uses the yahoo weather API and I think a language preference can be specified in the API request.

Please let me know if there is already another way to do this.

Thanks,

SJ
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Unfortunately it doesn't seem to support this. No language parameter is documented in the API (only the result says what language was used), and even for non-English locations it comes back to me in English, e.g.:
for munich.


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There are quite a few other weather APIs out there, so someone could make a new addon

5 Weather APIs – From WeatherBug to Weather Channel

polls - Best Weather APIs? - Stack Overflow


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