[mythtv-users] hours to edit channels?

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Tue Apr 12 19:00:12 UTC 2011


On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 2:38 PM, Robert McNamara
<robert.mcnamara at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 11:34 AM, Eric Sharkey <eric at lisaneric.org> wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 7:42 PM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:
>>> On 4/11/2011 19:00, Fa wrote:
>>>> 2.  Having to match the channel to the XMLTV is slow since it takes a
>>>> few secs to tune, with over 80 channels, it will take a few hours.
>>>
>>> How do you propose we improve this?
>>
>> How about some easy way to import the channel map provided on the
>> silicondust web site?  While not 100% accurate, it usually at least
>> provides a good starting point.
>>
>
> That information is their property, which they have expressed an
> interest in selling to companies.  If we were to use it, they'd need
> to expose an API, and you'd need to buy access to it.

Could this be done indirectly, through Schedules Direct?  I already pay them.

Eric


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