[mythtv-users] tv guide line-up free

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Thu Sep 6 15:16:29 UTC 2007

> I think the point being that one of the problems with scrapers is that
> they cause a heavy load on a website, leading them to frequently change
> their coding to stop scraping.  By just having one or two users hit the
> website and then distribute that data to everyone else, you eliminate
> the load on the website and distribute it amongst all the other users.
This does not address the issue that most users do not have the exact
same lineups. With generic shared lineups I assume you will not have
any local or regional programming info or accurate data for the big
networks since they only have schedules for a 3 to 6 of the 24 hours
in a day.


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