[mythtv-users] Mythvideo - tvtomb
alistair.osborne at gmail.com
Thu Dec 9 23:26:34 UTC 2004
Check out the Meedio forums, I believe they have one there for Meedio
that uses TvTome.
On Thu, 09 Dec 2004 09:01:50 -0700, Dave Packham <Dave.Packham at utah.edu> wrote:
> Would be really cool if MythTV just saved shows in this format instead
> of the number format it does not.... Save a step
> Dave P
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Lane Schwartz
> Sent: Thursday, December 09, 2004 8:01 AM
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Mythvideo - tvtomb
> On Thu, 09 Dec 2004 14:58:54 +0000, Stephen Tait <tait at digitallaw.co.uk>
> > At 12:00 09/12/2004, you wrote:
> > >Ryszard wrote:
> > >
> > >>Is there a utility out there that will grab series info from tv tomb
> > >>and stick it in the myth database?
> > >>
> > >>if not, is this a utility that many people would use? I record a
> > >>lot of series that i archive off host (but available to myth on a
> > >>mounted
> > >>FS) in a filename format something like the.west.wing.s06e07.hdtv.
> > >>
> > >>i think it would bepretty simple to write a paser to get this and
> > >>grab some info from tvtomb on each EP.
> > >>
> > >>If such a util exists could someone point me to it? if it doesnt i
> > >>will certainly write it for me anyways, but will publish it if
> > >>people would use it.
> > >I'm guessing you're talking about tvtome.com and not tvtomb.com. I
> > >have no idea if anything like this exists yet, but I'd certainly be
> > >interested in having a play with it if you create something.
> > >
> > >One thing that's a consideration though, is there is quite a bit of
> > >text info about each episode. It might be too much to display all of
> > >it (at least for some episodes) on a TV screen through mythfrontend.
> > >But it "should" be fairly simple to link it into mythweb. Take a
> > >look at
> > >http://www.tvtome.com/tvtome/servlet/GuidePageServlet/showid-633/epid
> > >-24890/ and you'll see what I mean about the amount of text.
> > >
> > >Is there a wishlist around for the next version of MythTV? Maybe a
> > >scrollable text area for episode info could be created.
> > >
> > >Craig...
> > I'm definitely interested in a scraper for TVTome, and have even
> > contemplated learning PERL/taking the IMDB scraper to bits to figure
> > out how to do it - alas, have had very little spare time recently what
> > with moving house an' all.
> > However, I don't really envisage it as something I'd use within MythTV
> > proper (if that's what you were getting at) - my xmltv feed (radio
> > times) already gives me adequate information about what's showing, and
> > hundreds of Myth users bombarding the TVT website every day would make
> > them wise up pretty sharpish.
> > I do however have about 400 episodes of various TV shows from my DVD
> > rips sitting in my mythvideo repository (another box set of Futurama
> > rendering away as we speak), and filling in the metadata by hand was
> > such a chore that I gave up.
> > As an aside, what do you reckon would be the best approach for the
> > window? I know that MythVideo expects the image to be at a certain
> > aspect ratio; should it just grab a generic $TV_SHOW_LOGO from
> > somewhere, or render a semi-random frame from within the file
> I have been thinking about this for a while. I would love to have the
> series episode information available within Myth.
> It'd be nice to have just for browsing Myth. I have Myth set to record
> every episode of That '70s Show whenever it's on any channel. During any
> given week, That '70s Show has 3 separate seasons running in on 4
> different time slots (current season at 7 PM on Thursday, one season of
> reruns on at 6:30 PM weekdays, another season of reruns on at 10:30 PM
> weekdays and 9 PM on Sunday). It would be nice to be able to browse
> those shows by season, and maybe even have the episode number listed.
> If Myth ever gets a DVD-burning module, having this season and episode
> info would be very helpful. When I burn DVDs of That '70s Show, I like
> to put only 1 season on a disc, and have the episodes in order, with
> episode numbers and titles listed in the DVD menu.
> Maybe a simple way to list the episode info would be to have an option
> to turn episode and season listings on or off. If this option is
> enabled, the recordings could be prefaced by a simple season #/episode
> #. For example:
> S4/Ep1: It's a Wonderful Life
> S4/Ep2: Eric's Depression
> Just some thoughts...
> Meetup with other Myth users!
> mythtv-users mailing list
> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
More information about the mythtv-users