[mythtv-users] Supporting schedulesdirect.org

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 14:35:36 UTC 2007

On 09/08/07, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> On Thursday 09 August 2007 08:17, jedi at mishnet.org wrote:
> > >> I actually find TitanTV's full listing of stuff like PPV data is nice
> > >> to see, as those are all blacked out of the Zap2it data.  However, I'm
> > >> not sure what the option would work out like, never tried it...
> >
> >     Yes. It would be cool if MythTV supported PPV. It would be a bit
> > awkward since it would involve an entire sequence of keys for each
> > cable provider but it think it would be doable.
> >
> >     If nothing else, it would be nice to see the guide data.
> You would think the purveyors of the PPV stuff would realize that the more
> people can see what's available the more they are likely to sell.
> I guess that's too obvious for folks concerned with nothing except "security".

I've always though the same about listings data in general. More eyeballs etc...

Here in the UK anyone distributing TV listings has to pay a royalty to
the TV company(ies) under terms of the 1990 Broadcasting Act.


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