[mythtv-users] Integrating non-traditional program sources into MythTV (won't tell you what it 'was:')
dlinvill at networksdown.com
Tue Jul 22 18:27:43 UTC 2008
On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 12:25 PM, Jay R. Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 04:29:18PM -0500, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> > Until true "Internet broadcast" content which appears on a schedule
> > and only on a schedule shows up, I will continue to struggle to see
> > any value in direct integration with Myth short of dropping the
> > resulting content into Myth accessible folders for it to be viewed.
> New items appear in such feeds whenever they appear.
> New programs appear in program guide data whenever they appear.
> The only difference I can see is that if it's broadcast, you have to
> *wait* until it actually airs to record it, and it might go away,
> whereas with feeds, you can grab it the minute you're told it's there.
> So the sorts of feeds we're talking about *do* have "content appear on
> a schedule"... it's just that the delay between when you're told about
> it and when you can get it is 0.
> Exactly. Here is an example weekly hour long show that has been
"broadcasting" for several years:
RSS feed: http://revision3.com/diggnation/feed/quicktime-high-definition/
This show is so similar to a broadcast show that it feels wrong not to
integrate it nicely with the rest of my recordings.
I think it is a shame that this sort of explicitly legal use gets shouted
down in these discussions. I've seen links to 3 or 4 shows in this thread
alone that were put out by tv studios or others. I imagine this sort of
distribution will only become more common in the future.
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