[mythtv-users] tv_grab_au which script?

Michael Smith myth at immir.com
Fri Aug 5 12:39:12 UTC 2005

Phill Edwards wrote:

>>I agree with Matt.  It would be better to have a single consolidated
>>script which services all states etc.  If the state is not serviced in
>>the script, someone add it to the script then recommit.
>>If the XMLTV project allows us to update the scripts then fine,
>>otherwise we need to centralise the script (without causing anyone to
>>be libel) and allow the script to be modified by the user base.
> Do we also need to think about _which_ nineMSN script may be the best
> in the long run? There are 2 nineMSN scripts going around - the Damon
> Searle one, and the Michael Smith one. Personally, I prefer the
> Michael Smith one as it has an external config file which means that
> you don't have to update the script itself whenever a new version
> comes out. It lives at http://immir.com/tv_grab_au but the version
> that is there at the moment hasn't had the 1 line update to cope with
> the changed URL.

It has been updated now.

I rewrote the script more-or-less from scratch in order to re-introduce 
the external configuration and to ensure the HTML parsing was more 
easily adaptable and HTML-structure-based rather than newline-based.

Immir. Err, Michael.

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