[mythtv] Using Wikipedia as a source of artist information for MythMusic
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Mon Feb 5 03:54:22 UTC 2007
On Sun, Feb 04, 2007 at 10:33:08PM -0500, Wendy Seltzer wrote:
> I've been looking at ways to pull more information into the MythMusic
> displays, and see that Wikipedia has an impressive number of classical
> composers. It's probably even better with popular artists. Seems like a
> good source for more background while browsing or playing music.
> So far, I've added the years of the composer's life and death (where
> applicable) and a Wikipedia URL to the database. Preliminary patch and
> database update at < http://wendy.seltzer.org/mythtv/artistinfo.tgz>.
> As well as using that information as another display or sort option, I was
> thinking of pulling up the composer's Wikipedia entry as a visualizer, if I
> can prod MythBrowser into cooperating. Has anyone tried anything similar?
> Any other thoughts or interest?
Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
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