[mythtv] Great work plus a request/suggestion

Matthew S. Hallacy poptix at techmonkeys.org
Sun May 4 12:28:30 EDT 2003

On Fri, May 02, 2003 at 11:52:27AM -0800, DanM wrote:
> Dave, I've been doing some digging on this, because Zap2It.com (Where 
> XMLTV scrapes its data from) doesn't contain a rating of any kind (That 
> I could find) that limits this a bit.  About the best that can be done 
> (Unless anyone else has some ideas), is a config screen where you set 
> the categories (Children's, Talk, Cooking, Comedy, Reality, etc etc) 
> that require parental permission.  Then when the user tries to watch a 
> show/recording if its on the restricted list, they get prompted.

As soon as the VBI stuff is fixed you can pull the V-Chip rating from there,
(or whatever it's called in your particular country). I'd say this is
much better (and accurate) than blocking based on category.

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