[mythtv-users] Supporting schedulesdirect.org

Tom Greer trgreer at gmail.com
Tue Aug 7 18:42:02 UTC 2007

On 8/7/07, Tom Greer <trgreer at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/7/07, Tim Gray <tim at p-a-a-i.com> wrote:
> >
> > Honestly I do not see these other guys getting anythign working before
> > the
> > drop dead date, it would need to be in beta testing right now for it to
> > go
> > live in a few weeks.
> >
> > So I'm making my mythtv work right by hacking on the xmltv code myself
> > making something that is frowned upon but works for me.
> >
> > Honestly I wish there were 2 different groups working on different
> > solutions, as putting all our hopes and dreams on one data source is
> > what
> > got us in this predicament in the first place.
> >
> Tim,
> The fact that the schedules-direct.org web site says "We will release more
> details as soon as we are able to do so, so please keep an eye on
> http://schedulesdirect.org/ for updates." and has not been updated since
> July 20 is a big concern.  If there were anything firm that could be shared,
> I'm sure that they would have already done so.  The lack of news indicates
> that things are not ready yet.
> My thinking is along the same lines as yours.  If there is a real solution
> that will be implemented by 9/1, then it ought to be in test mode now.
> In my home, the lack of schedule information will cause great gnashing of
> teeth and questions relating to was this a wise investment?  Obviously, I
> would like to avoid the spousal inquisition, so I need to have a "Plan B"
> lined up.
> My cable provider offers listings via zap2it.  So I guess I will need to
> take a look at the xmltv code as well.  Since you've already been hacking at
> it, do you have any words of advice?
> Tom

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