[mythtv] DVD-T UK xmltv ids

John Pullan john.pullan at gmail.com
Sat Jun 4 17:03:43 UTC 2005

On 04/06/05, Stuart Morgan <stuart at tase.co.uk> wrote:
> On Fri 3 June 2005 23:44, Ed W wrote:
> > I guess we just need something easily editable, but also parsable.  So
> > when someone says that all the IDs have changed in some remote location
> > we can avoid getting excited and just let them update the page themselves
> An xml based file would seem the most logical choice. Granted xml itself might
> not be so easy for a newbie to edit but someone (maybe me) can easily create
> a Perl or PHP frontend to make it easier. In fact a Perl/PHP app could also
> be used to manage access and log changes.
> Although I have faith in the Wiki system we have to be careful about
> defacement - no-one will be happy when their channel icons are suddenly
> replaced with pornographic images *eek* This either means all changes have to
> be approved first or that access is limited.
> If channel icons are controlled by the system then issues of copyright have to
> be resolved too. Will the icons be stored on the server or will it simply
> point to other sites (Lyngsat?).
> Someone will also have to create the client side handling - either built into
> Myth (preferred) or a third party app?
> --
> Stuart Morgan
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I think we should employ references. Just seem better that way to me.
Of course there's more dependencies but you'd hope that the main
channels sites would be up.

Also how are we going to split the data up ? by
satellite,terrestrial,cable etc ? obviously the terrestrial and cable
could be sub divided down by country as well.  Or we could have one
huge file :)


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