[mythtv-users] MS media center
kkuphal at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 22:01:20 UTC 2010
On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 3:58 PM, Christopher Meredith
<chmeredith at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 3:25 PM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 10:24 AM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com>
> >> On 2/26/2010 16:09, Dean Collins wrote:
> >> Does anyone know how Microsoft get their media center tv guide
> >> Microsoft licenses it, and provides it for free to users who have
> >> Windows MCE, for use specifically and only with Windows MCE. It's
> >> the same thing as SchedulesDirect has set up with TMS, but it is paid
> for in
> >> the cost of the program, rather than yearly dues.
> > There is a program out there to convert the ms epg format to xmltv
> > format. Can't recall the name...
> It's called mc2xml and I've written up a MythTV howto guide here:
> I've been using this script and method, unmodified, since summer 2008.
> It's wonderful. And since this has come up in the past, there is
> nothing illegal about this AT ALL. At worst, it's a violation of the
> EULA of Windows MCE, but that's only even relevant if you have
> accepted an MCE EULA. Otherwise, there is nothing WHATSOEVER illegal
> about this.
IANAL so I can't speak to that but that also hasn't stopped many a company
from dictating what you can and cannot do with the data they provide you for
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