[mythtv-users] Any way to pay?

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cuymedia.net
Tue Jul 10 22:09:03 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-07-04 at 10:43 -0700, Tim Schall wrote:
> Hi Carl:
> Sorry about the terminology issue there.  Yes, OTA is Over The air.
> Perhaps I should clarify, each digital television station transmits this 
> PSIP guide data for that station and that station only.  In other words I 
> carry the guide data for the three channels in my mux but not the station 
> down the street.  The technology does allow for me to carry guide data for 
> many stations but that's not employed anywhere to the best of my knowledge.

Just FYI this is done with EIT in Europe, I think even the BBC
carries data for other stations.

> The traffic system supports several types of scheduled exports.  It outputs 
> to our Harris automation system.  It outputs to our web server in a (Ya'll 
> ready for this?) XML format.  It outputs a tab delimited text file for the 
> PSIP system.  It can spew in several different version of XML.  Etc....  I'd 
> think it would be a fairly trivial matter (Warning here, as stated earlier, 
> I am not a computer programmer.) to have a server massage my tab delimited 
> text file into an XMLTV format and hand it to Myth for import or to a 
> central server for import via myth.
> One station down, how many are left?

8000-12000 :)

-- Daniel

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