[mythtv-users] Supporting schedulesdirect.org
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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