[mythtv] Duplicate Recordings

Daniel Thor Kristjansson danielk at cat.nyu.edu
Sun Feb 22 19:44:43 EST 2004

Hmmm, I see what you mean.
"Blah Blah Blah (Part 1)"
"Blah Blah Blah (Part 2)"

How about some exceptions then? 1st) Make the comparison return equal on
whitespace and case changes. 2nd) Add an exception to ignore an added
HDTV word. 3rd) Ignore punctuation, the "(" and ")" in the HDTV example,
but I can't imagine other punctuation adds much.

Recording two versions can also mean not recording a lower priority show
that overlaps with a show you already have... No more Star Trek for me
when my SO's favorite show is on simultaniously.

-- Daniel

On Sun, 22 Feb 2004, Torsten Schenkel wrote:

]Am So, den 22.02.2004 schrieb Daniel Thor Kristjansson um 02:10:
]> Would it be difficult to do a 80% match on the titles? That is if one or
]> two words don't match still consider it the same episode?
]I vote against it, better to have one too much than one less.
]Title: 24 Subtitle: 10am to 11am
]Title: 24 Subtitle: 11am to 12am
]That's a 4 character difference, but definitely two different episodes,
]where do you want to draw the line. If the HDTV in your example wasn't a
]format descriptor, but a valid part of the title? I can imagine lot's of
]subtitles that differ by only one word, especially two part episodes.

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