[mythtv] DVD-T UK xmltv ids
john.pullan at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 10:25:14 UTC 2005
On 13/06/05, Mattias Holmlund <mattias.holmlund at gmail.com> wrote:
> My 2 cents on the issue...
> On 6/13/05, John Pullan <john.pullan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > xmtvids. Do we need multiple id's dependent on which grabber you are
> > using. E.g tv_grab_uk_rt and tv_grab_uk_bleb both use different ids.
> The idea with the xmltv ids is that they should uniquely identify a
> channel. Their behaviour is specified in rfc 2838:
> (see definition of "broadcast").
> If everybody followed this rfc there should be very few problems.
> There is of course several ways to name each channel and still follow
> the RFC, but we should encourage the different grabbers to cooperate
> and in my opinion, whoever is the first to provide data for a specific
> channel gets to choose the xmltvid for it and everyone else should use
> the same.
> By providing a list with mappings from DVB-T Channel name / ID to
> xmltvid we can actually encourage cooperation.
> So I think we should only map each channel to one xmltvid and make
> tv_grab_* adapt and cooperate.
> /Mattias (author of tv_grab_se_swedb)
Does zap2it work in the same way with the standard ids ? (no clue
about this service as I live in the uk)
BTW I lied, and I hope to have something simple written by the end of
the week :)
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