[mythtv-users] TV-Series DVDs
jedi at mishnet.org
Wed Oct 31 06:30:09 UTC 2007
On Wed, Oct 31, 2007 at 03:04:51PM +1300, Nick Rout wrote:
> On Wed, October 31, 2007 3:55 am, jedi at mishnet.org wrote:
> >> On Mon, 2007-10-29 at 09:33 -0500, Mike LaPlante wrote:
> >>> Nathan A. Smith wrote:
> >>> > Hi,
> >>> >
> >>> > Reading the archives, I don't see any recent discussion of how people
> >>> > handle importing, separating, tagging, etc -- TV series DVDs. Since
> >>> > IMDB doesn't see to have anything on these, and the mythvideo doesn't
> > imdb.com tracks these but is somewhat unreliable. imdb.pl is listed as
> > "broken" when it comes to tv shows but it's easy enough th "fix" so that
> > it will pull down tv information instead of movies.
> > A number of us have our own versions of imdb.pl for this purpose.
> > tv.com is much better but doesn't seem to be completely automatable.
> Have you tried looking at http://thetvdb.com ? They have a well defined
> API with xml data returned. See http://thetvdb.com/?tab=xml
Nope but thinks for the tip.
My tv.com scraper already works well enough for my own purposes.
> I am struggling to write an imdb.pl equivalent, without a lot of luck (my
> programming skills solely to blame!).
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