[mythtv-users] Zap2It fiasco - what can we as users do?
loniedavid at gmail.com
Fri Jun 22 15:20:27 UTC 2007
On Friday 22 June 2007 10:00, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> This is akin to my Mooting thread, but more administrative than
You nailed my intentions. I think that thread is doing well with coming up
with a back end for listing data, I'd like to see this one allow us to
standardize a formal request to send to our stations locally. I believe most
webmasters would be willing to implement such a system, and hell, if they're
paying Tribune to do the same thing we are willing to do for free...
> See my comments elsewhere about broadcast automation software
> providers. They won't want to enter it twice, and we don't want them
> Hell, the interface may already exist. I've just sent off a query to
> Sundance, and we'll see what category of response I get. My community
> access facility is a customer of theirs.
Right. Simplicity is going to be key. After all, we are trying to get them to
do us a favor, regardless of the benefits they will get from it.
> Oh, *please*, not BitTorrent.
> No, this is almost *entirely* not what it was made for; the impedance
> mismatch would be horrific.
*sheepish grin* - I didn't quite think that one through. The trickle-down
effect of a p2p system would definately be easier on the servers, but the
actual implimentation may be a huge headache.
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