[mythtv-users] EPG info to become available for Australia?
bill at bbqninja.com
Sun Jul 8 02:36:57 UTC 2007
On 7/7/07, Alan Calvert <cal at graggrag.com> wrote:
> Bill Williamson wrote:
> > On 7/6/07, *Robert Eden* <rmeden at yahoo.com <mailto:rmeden at yahoo.com>>
> > wrote:
> > On 7/5/2007 7:05 AM, Phill Edwards wrote:
> > > Australian users have a look at this which was posted on the
> > > forum
> > -
> > <
> > >
> > XMLTV already has tv_grab_au which can be used with MythTV.
> > tv_grab_au as in default xmltv hasn't worked for years. There are three
> > Australian grabbers out there right now that are useful.
> > The first uses "wiki style" contributed data from tvguide.org.au
> > <http://tvguide.org.au>. Volunteers fill in the data.
> > Another grabber (same code, different config) talks to icetv, a paid-for
> > source of tv data, but it's expensive for what it is and has been quite
> > bad lately.
> > The final grabber is a hybrid grabber which uses the basic free
> > volunteer data from tvguide and then tries to fill in extra data from
> > various sources (screen scrapes, etc).
> > REAL EPG info for australians would be a huge windfall.
> And of course there's shepherd: <http://svn.whuffy.com/index.fcgi/wiki>
> Now there's a _very_ clever body of work.
That's the "hybrid grabber" I'm talking about :)
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