[mythtv-users] Alternatives to Supporting schedulesdirect.org
myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Aug 8 03:59:12 UTC 2007
On Aug 7, 2007, at 8:44 PM, Robert Current wrote:
> One would expect there might be a way to use this. Is there no
> hope of trying?
Curious as to who is stopping you from trying.
> And... if the question is one of legality... then....
> The list of partners is a lot of HARDWARE companies. Hardware
> companies I'm happy to support, which were the ones that originally
> pointed me to this data source, and seems a reasonable legal and
> financial mechanism. So, is using THAT hardware with a MythTV system
> somehow specifically illegal? How so? I don't see it.
> Free data, for Private uses, which hardware providers have have
> directed us towards. What's the issue preventing development of a
> method to use that? Money? I'd be happy to contribute to a "donate
> for code" development project to use it.
> So, to me, it seems anything BUT a moot point. You have connected
> some dots that I just don't see... and why you put those dots together
> isn't clear either.
Thanks for doing the research.
>> Remember, all the other listings providers are buying data from TMS,
>> same as SchedulesDirect. Since they all have the same supplier I'm
>> not sure you're going to get a price lower than SchedulesDirect's
>> price, whatever that turns out to be.
> Maybe, maybe not. I don't know... and your not sure. So, "setting
> for SchedulesDirect with no discussion" seems to be the point with no
> support here. Moot?
Please send a patch to use this data source when you have it all
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