Release Notes: SAO processing was extended further. FMH rules are now used for cloud bases in METAR, TAF, and SYNOP from the US. Many smaller improvements were made and a few minor bugs were fixed.
Release Notes: An SQL database can now be used as the source for messages. SAO processing was extended. The Russian translation was improved. Processing of SYNOP section 5 was extended for RU and LT. Yet another example callback function (producing XML) was added. A few other minor changes were made.
Release Notes: The number of errors raised for invalid groups in METAR and TAF was reduced significantly: more groups and variants are recognized, and certain unrecognized groups are skipped. The processing of BUOY messages is now complete, and Canadian automatic SAO are also processed. The option -x for metaf2xml.pl was renamed to -o; the option is also honored by the example callback functions. A few minor bugs were fixed.
Release Notes: Groups in SYNOP section 5 from RU and some in BUOY section 4 are now processed. Parsing of METAR and TAF was extended. The CGI script and the user interface were adapted to NOAA/IWS going out of service. The documentation was extended. Another example callback function was added to metaf2xml.pl. A minor bug was fixed and there are a few other minor improvements.
Release Notes: This release extends parsing for BUOY and SYNOP messages. There are many smaller changes and other extensions.
Release Notes: Starting with this release, the parsed data can be accessed via a callback function. Releases are now installed with a Perl script. The hourly temperature in METAR remarks is processed as an observed value, not a 1 hour average. Missing data for weather history (RABMM) and 24h min./max. temperature in METAR remarks is recognized. Many smaller changes and bugfixes have been made.
Release Notes: Two small but nasty bugs were fixed.
Release Notes: metaf.pl and metafsrc2raw.pl now use the module src2raw.pm; less forking is now required. The source "Ogimet ship" can now be used to fetch ship data. The display of wind, pressure (change), and temperature in the summary was extended. Many smaller improvements and bugfixes were made.
Release Notes: This release is the first step towards processing BUOY messages. Sections 0 to 2 are parsed, and the XSLT style sheets and user interfaces were extended. There are minor changes to how and which files are installed. A few minor improvements and bugfixes were made.
Release Notes: 11 more groups in SYNOP section 3 are now processed, and processing of some other groups in sections 1, 2, and 3 has been improved. There is a new trend type "FM" for TAF reports. The XML nodes "reports" and below now have a non-empty namespace. The handling of time periods was improved. The option -X for metaf2xml.pl was removed. Many smaller improvements and a few bugfixes were made.