[mythtv-users] mythcal - script for synchronising MythTV recording schedule to a Google calendar

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Oct 11 22:26:29 UTC 2009

On 10/11/2009 06:14 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 10/11/2009 04:37 PM, Richard Fearn wrote:
>> It should be putting all of your upcoming recordings into the
>> calendar. It should be OK for one-off recordings, but it might not
>> work 100% for recurring recordings, for example. I hope to look into
>> this soon.
> Rather than re-implement the scheduler logic in Python, you should 
> really look at using the MythTV Python bindings to just ask the 
> backend for the information you need.  It will give you a list of 
> every single recording scheduled within the listings period--and much, 
> much, more, if you desire.
> The Python bindings in 0.22 should be in very good shape--they should 
> be light years ahead of even the Perl bindings (which were--until the 
> Python bindings were updated by Raymond Wagner--considered to be in 
> good shape). 

Oh, and by the way, this is really meant to be constructive criticism.  
I like the idea of where you're going with the script, and if you update 
it to use the bindings and take most of the non-ical logic out of the 
script, I'd love to see your script replace 


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