[mythtv] Category vs Genre

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Sun Feb 8 02:52:55 UTC 2009


2009/2/8 Robert McNamara <robert.mcnamara at gmail.com>:

> Indeed, with the removal of IMDB from trunk, and the addition of TMDB,
> development should focus on that.

Well, none of the imdb scripts have been removed from trunk. Which is
what led me to start working on and improving the existing ones...

If the aim is to get rid of IMDb, it would be better to remove those
scripts from trunk...

> If you are handy with python or perl, I suggest looking into the tmdb.pl script and seeing the ways
> that could be improved.  I also really want to see a parallel grabber

I know both perl and python , though I much prefer python... would
work with python if I can

> for TheTVDB.com.  I am hoping to see #6159 (addition of
> screenshot/banner/fanart) as image types to mythvideo soon, and
> TheTVDB has an open API for accessing/downloading all this information
> for television.  Add to that Anduin's work towards generalizing
> metadata download, and you have a recipe for having multiple grabbers
> and lots of rich, user-friendly metadata.  IMO the TheTVDB grabber
> should use all the identical command line switches for TMDB and add
> appropriate switches for banner and screenshot (although ultimately
> the screenshot may/probably will be automatically generated, but it's
> nice to have options)
I'll keep that in mind ..


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