[mythtv-users] Problem with TV_grab_au 0.6
djsearle at netspace.net.au
Sun Oct 24 05:24:04 UTC 2004
I can't find the source code anywhere, but it looks like it's possible to
de-compile it. I'll dig through and see if there is anything useful.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Dave
> Sent: Sunday, 24 October 2004 2:11 PM
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: RE: [mythtv-users] Problem with TV_grab_au 0.6
> Thanks for the listing, thats awesome!
> I had to do some more find/replace (I use the "fta" rather that "digital
> fta" channel ids) and now its all loaded.
> Dont suppose tvharvest comes with source code? at least then you could
> still steal the regex's etc.
> If d1 doesnt come back, I'm happy to help out with a grabber.
> On Sun, 2004-10-24 at 13:24 +1000, Damon Searle wrote:
> > A friend who uses a windows grabber called tvharvest sent me the link to
> > http://www.users.on.net/~alfalfa/tvharvest.zip.
> > It turns out it uses ninemsn as its source and generates files similar
> > the xmltv grabbers. I did a find/replace and changed a few things to
> > generate a file that's useable with mythtv and contains 7 days worth of
> > Canberra listings. I've uploaded it here:
> > http://djsearle.customer.netspace.net.au/listings.xml.gz
> > Just extract it and run:
> > mythfilldatabase --file 1 7 listings.xml
> > I've started work on a grabber to use the ninemsn listings with MythTV,
> > it doesn't work too well at the moment. I've also tried running
> > under mono, and it throws an exception immediately. Hopefully the d1
> > listings will come back, but I'll continue looking at these two options
> as a
> > backup.
> > - Damon
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> > > bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Dave
> > > Sent: Sunday, 24 October 2004 12:48 PM
> > > To: Discussion about mythtv
> > > Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Problem with TV_grab_au 0.6
> > >
> > > Noooo,
> > > I've run out of metadata as of today :(
> > > Browsing around the various online tv-guide providers (seven, ninemsn,
> > > tvweek, etc). It seems that they all buy their content from:
> > > http://www.hww.com.au/
> > >
> > > In fact they are a pretty thin wrapper around hww. You can see that
> > > the program and location id's used in http queries are the same
> > > most these sites!! hww seem to be the definitive source, a solution
> > > them would be very nice to have.
> > >
> > > I have just sent hww an email asking if they wish to provide any
> > > machine-readable content to our 'not-for-profit' community for free.
> > > not holding my breath though.
> > >
> > > As far as the guide websites go, seven looks like it would be the
> > > easiest to parse html wise. I could have a crack at it if you like.
> > > anyone know what the problem with d1 is?? Is everyone happy with d1 in
> > > general (when it works). BTW, I wonder where they get their content
> > > if not hww? It would be a fairly large effort to maintain themselves.
> > >
> > > Dave
> > >
> > >
> > > On Sat, 2004-10-23 at 20:44 +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > > > On Sat, Oct 23, 2004 at 11:28:25AM +1000, Rob Hillis wrote:
> > > > > tv_grab_au 0.6 already uses d1.com.au as it's source. Usually the
> > > > > "problem" is with D1 not having complete data for all areas.
> > > > >
> > > > > By all means, try contacting D1 - I know they've been asking for
> > > > > volunteers with DVB cards to provide them with EPG data from
> > > > > locations around the country. At least one person from D1 reads
> > > > > forum, as I've heard from them in the past.
> > > >
> > > > Their data seems to be a bit stale unfortunately. Channel 10 have
> > > > changed tonight's schedule as of last Thursday or so, but d1.com.au
> > > > still has the old data. (The Shield is on at 11:45pm rather than
> > > > 10:30pm, as the regular shows before it were replaced by movies.)
> > > >
> > > > It's great to have a legitimate source, but wrong data isn't
> > > > very useful.
> > > >
> > > > Hamish
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