[mythtv-users] Duplicate recordings because of bad SD data?

Robert Eden rmeden at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 22 04:00:56 UTC 2010

On 7/21/2010 7:17 PM, f-myth-users at media.mit.edu wrote:
> The CC data for the two programs has an overlap of 65%, which is
> normally crappy when I compare two showings of something; a true
> repeat should be up in the 90's modulo commercials and padding at the
> beginning and end of the recording.  This overlap is crappy because
> the CC data for the two showings has small differences throughout.
> (If anyone would like to analyze them completely, I can send them;
> each is about 20K.)  If this sort of retitling is what TMS considers
> a significant difference, fine, but I've also seen cases where the
> overlap is 95% and yet programid's differ.
Based on your analysis, I think without question that is a re-editing of 
a show, and the Producer considers it a new episode, so Tribune does too.

The EpisodeIDs *should* differ.  At least in this case. MarcT may have a 
better example to bring up to TMS.


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