[mythtv-users] Great source for channel icons (was -->
greg at phaze.org
Tue Dec 20 18:38:57 EST 2005
> As I'm sure you've sussed out I've included the master list in the main file
> as a dictionary (or hash in perl parlance)
I see that. I just figured that by using external files the script
wouldn't grow to outrageous sizes plus the user could replace/update the
master file without having to replace the script itself.
> "search term" is tested against for a best match. There is a threshold and a
> max of the 10 best matches.
I imagine for most of the channels that would be fine.
One thing I've noticed is that I have some channels with different channel
numbers but identical "names". You might consider checking the list for
duplicate names and only pass through a name once. For example I've
got several channels named "PPV" and have to go through and skip through
each one at a time :)
> > station name "WSET 13 Lynchburg" but doesn't find eityher.
> Strange, that name should be a good match against the base filename of the
> icon on LS?!?
> Does it give you incorrect possibilities? Or is it an empty list? All entries
> get converted to upper case for matching purposes.
It returns incorrect options. In fact I've run accross several instances
of it now . For example the Channel Name "KAFT" doesn't find a match with
the station "KAFT PBS Fayetteville" with a url/filename of
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