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Re: emacspeak-websearch-weather starts Galeon unless ...



I'm very confused -- c-e?w 95123 returns the weather for san jose correctly

>>>>> "Robert" == Robert D Crawford <rdc1x@comcast.net> writes:
    Robert> Sorry to be sending this to the list... read on
    Robert> "Robert J. Chassell" <bob@gnu.org> writes:
    Robert> 
    >> [[Did you ever receive this?  I did not receive the CC I
    >> sent to myself, so I wonder ... in any case, if this is a
    >> duplicate, please ignore.  Thanks.  This is my third
    >> attempt.  Here is the second message:]]
    Robert> 
    Robert> I did receive this message, this time is the second.
    Robert> I am going to kill and yank the response I sent to
    Robert> the previous mail.
    Robert> 
    Robert> Hello Robert,
    Robert> 
    Robert> "Robert J. Chassell" <bob@rattlesnake.com> writes:
    Robert> 
    >> [Please put me on a white list.  An earlier message failed
    >> because
    Robert> 
    Robert> The tech support script reader at comcast, after much
    Robert> consulting with her supervisors, said that you need
    Robert> to send email to:
    Robert> 
    Robert> blacklist_comcastnet@cable.comcsat.com
    Robert> 
    Robert> Saying that you want the blacklisted IP address
    Robert> removed from the blacklist.  She said it will likely
    Robert> take a couple of hours but that it will be done.
    Robert> 
    >> On its own, emacspeak-websearch-weather succeeds in that
    >> it asks for
    >> 
    >> City,State or Zip:
    >> 
    >> However, it does not provide me the weather after I type
    >> in the Zip code or the City and State.  This occurs both
    >> in X and in a console with no X.  In X, it starts Galeon!
    Robert> 
    Robert> Hmmm.  I am not sure what might be happening here.  I
    Robert> didn't change anything about the function except to
    Robert> add the autoload line before the defun.  Why should
    Robert> it open galeon?
    Robert> 
    >> (Incidently, while I understand why you left out the space
    >> between the comma following the word `City' and the word
    >> `State', initially it looks like a minor typo.)
    Robert> 
    Robert> For future reference, can you tell me why it is that
    Robert> way?  I was under the impression that would be a
    Robert> string and would just be passed verbatim.
    Robert> 
    >> However, emacspeak-websearch-weather succeeds more
    >> completely when I evaluate
    >> 
    >> (setq browse-url-browser-function 'browse-url-w3)
    >> 
    >> but I cannot put that expression in my .emacs file, not
    >> even at the end.  I have to put it somewhere else.  I put
    >> it last in a shell script which starts emacspeak with the
    >> eflite software voice synthesizer and no .emacs file:
    >> 
    >> Incidently, emacspeak-websearch-weather effort does not
    >> tell me the current temperature.  The word "Area" fails.
    >> What appears in my source is:
    Robert> 
    Robert> I didn't like the functionality of it much either.  I
    Robert> was looking through the info manual and saw it.  When
    Robert> I tried it out, I noticed it was having the problem I
    Robert> listed in the other mail that it was not showing up.
    Robert> I think the problem with it now, as far as the
    Robert> information it is returning, or lack thereof, is the
    Robert> page it fetches has probably changed since the
    Robert> function was written.  I have been successful with
    Robert> the weather function in the url-template package,
    Robert> though.
    Robert> 
    Robert> If this is something that I broke in some way, let me
    Robert> know and I will try to fix it.
    Robert> 
    Robert> Thanks, rdc -- Robert D. Crawford rdc1x@comcast.net
    Robert> 
    Robert> The way to a man's stomach is through his esophagus.
    Robert> 
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