Bug 483009 - weather report default units should be metric
weather report default units should be metric
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-applets (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2009-01-29 05:16 EST by Lukas Bezdicka
Modified: 2009-01-30 00:50 EST (History)
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Description Lukas Bezdicka 2009-01-29 05:16:54 EST
Description of problem:
( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_System_of_Units )
There is international standard for units, somehow I have feeling applications should offer it as default settings.

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Add weather report applet to panel
2. Open it's settings
  
Actual results:
The default unit settings aren't standard.

Expected results:
Standard metric units.


Additional info:
As I don't wish to start holy war, wouldn't it be good to look at your timezone (as it's often more acurate than locale) and if you aren't from Liberia, Myanmar and the United States it should be in metric.
Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2009-01-30 00:50:55 EST
The weather applet leaves it to translators to pick the appropriate default for their locale.

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