[mythtv-users] Let's get our heads straight here on listings solutions

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Fri Jun 22 18:14:29 UTC 2007

On Jun 22, 2007, at 10:45 AM, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 22, 2007 at 12:26:33PM -0500, jedi at mishnet.org wrote:
>> They're already giving it away for free. We're only asking them to
>> provide it in a slightly different format. This was what led to the
>> original Zap2it labs arrangement.
> Actually, they're (the stations) *paying* to give it away, as I noted
> in my reply to him.

The real fly in the ointment, besides the impracticality of  
convincing hundreds of TV stations to sign on to the idea, might be  
their contract with TMS.  If it demands exclusivity we may be out of  

I suspect the terms of these contracts are closely guarded, so  
finding this out might be tricky.

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