[mythtv-users] Mythvideo Metadata and Punctuation

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Sat Oct 1 15:20:34 UTC 2011

On 10/1/2011 04:44, Sven Bretfeld wrote:
> Daniel Osborne<myth at danielosborne.net>  writes:
>> Is there a way to ignore punctuation in the metadata grabber?
>> For example, I have my movies organized as such:
>> Star Trek - First Contact.mkv
>> Star Trek - Generations.mkv
>> Now, the actual movie contains a colon (see: http://www.themoviedb.org/movie/199
>> ), but I obviously can't use that as a character (interoperability with
>> Windows).
>> So I replaced the colon with a hypen (technically a space and a hyphen). I have
>> another video app that fetches metadata (Plex), and it correctly recognizes it.
> This also interests me. I haven't found another solution than choosing a
> filename with exact matching to themoviedb.org (curiously with exactly
> the same movie). This is even worse if you have to use German umlauts. I
> don't have your Windows problem, but I'm always unhappy about having
> these unusual characters or spaces in filenames because of the resulting
> problems of handling such files in a terminal.

Change your terminal to use the "de_CH.UTF-8" locale.

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