[mythtv-users] Zap2it Labs: Temporary scale-back to 3 days of listings
tom at redpepperracing.com
Mon Feb 13 16:23:57 UTC 2006
>>> We update the database once a day, so the time of day you download
>>> within the 24 hour span is immaterial. You won't get
>> anything new at 5:00 p.m.
>>> (just before primetime) as opposed to 5:00 a.m.
>> Hmmm. I can see how, no matter what time of day that update
>> actually *is*, it could interact poorly with a) when people
>> retrieve and b) when networks update. Cause, no, I don't
>> think it actually *is* immaterial when we download. If it's
>> *just before* you update, we lose an extra day's currency.
> Yes, you're right. I guess I'm used to some people downloading hundreds (or
> even thousands) or times per day, totally pointlessly, from DataDirect,
> thinking they're getting updated data (I guess).
Sounds like you could gain a lot by limiting people to one download per
day, or maybe a max of 3. Just refuse the download on the 4th (or more try).
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