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Frequently asked questions

What PHP version is required?
It should work with any. I tested it on a WAMP server using 5.0.2 and on a LAMP using 4.4.1

Does PHPmyEasyweather work with a MySQL database?
Currently not, but in a further version it will be implemented

From where does PHPmyEasyweather get its weather information?
PHPmyEasyWeather makes usage of information presented by NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS). Information presented there is considered public information and may be distributed or copied.

New in Ver 1.01: PHPmyEasyWeather buffers received data so it has not to connect NOAA's server every time when data is needed for the same airport. Buffering time depends on custom settings.

Is it possible to add airports / weather stations?
Principally yes, but for adding a weather station you have to do this in a lot of files and therefore its easy to create your own bugs. So I propose if you have the absolute desire to have an airport included in the next version send me its information: airport-name, country, ICAO-code and timezone is needed.

Is PHPmyEasyweather freeware?

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You will receive a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program.

Please read the license agreement before downloading

The buffering functions does not work, what is wrong?
You have to chmod the two directorys which are contained in "buffer/" by the value 777 ("chmod 777 taf" and "chmod 777 metar").