[mythtv-users] status of tv_grab_sn?
Per Åge Sørvik
peraage at leneogperaage.com
Thu Mar 11 01:01:09 EST 2004
Dan Lawesson wrote:
> I am greatly impressed by MythTV, which has the WAF required for
> motivating use of an htpc instead of a regular dvd (and vcr for
> tuning) together with my newly purchased projector.
> The TV-listings greatly improves the functionality, but unfortunately
> xmltv does not come with a grabber for Sweden any more. I didn't find
> any information regarding the status of tv_grab_sn.
> Since I didn't get any reply after asking xmltv-developers I skipped
> installing xmltv altogether (and I can therefore still truthfully and
> not without pride claim that my emacs never has been exposed to any
> Perl scripts ). Instead I studied the xmltv DTD and mythfilldatabase
> source code to figure out what tv_grab_sn is supposed to output and
> what kind of switches it is supposed to parse.
> The resulting quick-and-dirty reverse-engineered Python script (that
> fetches data from www.dagenstv.com) works for me.
> Would anyone be interested in using my script, or did I just duplicate
> some work done by someone else? If my script is to be used by someone
> else, I will have to upgrade it from unreadable-kludge version to at
> least some alpha-at-least-partly-configurable version.
I would like a copy very much.
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