[mythtv] DirecTV PPV --> XML Script

tarek Lubani mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Fri, 15 Nov 2002 03:19:43 -0500

Hey guys!!

The Plan:
To somehow get DirecTV's PPVs into Myth's database

The Tools:
Thank you Rob K. for pointing us towards a page that tries to do DTV PPV 
updates for the tivo. This page is: 

The solution:
A little script written in Perl to get the stuff from the above page and 
turn it into XML.. This *is* basic and currently doesn't include 
categorizations (comedy/drama/etc) or such, which can no doubt be added in 
time.. The Perl Script can be found at:


What's left:
I stopped at this point because I didn't wish to duplicate the work that 
has already been done by Isaac.. T