Aussie bom weather sat images

michael michael at home.lyppard.com.au
Thu Dec 12 20:46:46 CST 2002


Hi.

On 12 Dec 2002, Paul OBrien wrote:

> Hi Michael,
> 	Hmm, I can't seem to get the www.bom.gov.au site either, I have been
> downloading the weather map on a regular basis, never had a problem, gee
> mate what did ya do :-)
> 
> Paul

:) I hardly think a cron job that downloads the latest ~100k sat picture
would have crashed the site. Wonder what they are (were) running?

I can see the headlines now: 'Linux hobbyist wrote script that brought
down the Met Bureau.'

Leave me to it, I'll see if other departments are as robust! :)

Michael

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