[mythtv-users] Supporting schedulesdirect.org

CHRIS KOTTING ckotting at wideopenwest.com
Tue Aug 7 20:23:57 UTC 2007

On Tue, 7 Aug 2007 07:37:03 -0700, Asher wrote
> Well I think it is 2-fold.  On the one hand they don't want people
> freaking out so they want to be reassuring.  On the other, they are
> going to be charging, and they need as many people as possible to be
> using their service.  I assume with X number of people they won't 
> have enough to support it.  If there is a robust reliable method for 
> getting listings other then them, it reduces the likelihood of 
> reaching the goal of X people needed.  All of this is just my 
> guessing of course, I don't know for sure.  This just reminds me of 
> which never got enough subscribers.

"...a robust reliable method..."  Screen scraping isn't it.  It's way too 
easy for the "scrapee" to break a scraper.  

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