[mythtv-users] tv guide line-up free

Robert Current robert.current at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 23:43:20 UTC 2007

While you say that you don't care if it's legal or illegal, I would
> point out that using a data source against its ToS does greatly
> increase the chances that they'll pull the plug on you and leave you
> high and dry.  You might want to have a diverse backup plan so your
> coding efforts don't go to waste if that happens with any one
> provider.  My understanding is that this is what "Shepherd" is all
> about -- it aggregates data from a number of sources so the breakage
> of one isn't catastrophic.

Yes, that is precisely why I am more focused on the distribution,
import, and export methods than the source itself.  If it's written
generically enough, it can use any source, so switching sources is

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