[mythtv-users] Our Only Option is Schedule Direct?
turbo at talstar.com
Mon Sep 17 21:47:42 UTC 2007
Larry Sanderson wrote:
>>> Is our only option to "Pay/Subscribe" to schedule direct. If so, it
>>> looks like switching to comcast's DVR is a "now" worthwhile
>>> Am I the only one who is upset about having to pay a monthly fee now
>>> to use Myth? Why is it that every time something worthwhile in the
>>> opensource community somehow ends up being forced into a commercial
>>> enterprise. Maybe we could look into how Jbidwatcher gathers it's
>>> auction data., by scraping it from the source servers. It's not
>>> particularly efficient or elegant, but programming data doesn't need
>>> to be updated very frequently. We could still use zap2it, just write
>>> a scrapper. Any thoughts?
> This is a good idea - I'm surprised it hasn't been brought up before.
No it isn't a good idea. ...and, it has been brought up before.
It is a violation of the Terms Of Service on the zap2it site, to which
you agree by accessing/using the site, to use a screen-scraper or other
technology to capture/store the information presented there.
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