[mythtv-users] Fwd: Re: channel4 hd has no eit - cross-eit

UB40D ub40dd at googlemail.com
Mon Sep 6 06:05:34 UTC 2021

On Sun, 5 Sept 2021 at 11:36, Stephen Worthington <stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz>

> The timezone data is added on each timestamp, so on each "start=" and
> "stop=" in the XML file.  Here is an example from my New Zealand
> FreeviewHD data today:
> <programme channel="aljazeera.freeviewnz.tv" start="20210905000000
> +1200" stop="20210905003000 +1200">
>   <title>The Bottom Line</title>
>   <desc>G Host Steve Clemons asks former CDC director Tom Frieden
> about where humanity stands in the fight against coronavirus.</desc>
>   <episode-num system="dd_progid">45899218</episode-num>
>   <rating system="Freeview">
>     <value>G</value>
>   </rating>
> </programme>
> New Zealand is 12 hours ahead of UTC on standard time, and 13 hours
> ahead on daylight saving time, so during daylight saving the "+1200"
> changes to "+1300"  For the UK, I would suggest using "+0000" for
> standard time and "+0100" for daylight saving time.  If that field is
> present, at the changeover between standard and daylight saving time,
> an XMLTV file may have timestamps that have overlapping times, but do
> not actually overlap when the timezone setting is taken into account.

Thank you for the format example and for the caveat. I'll bear them in mind.
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.mythtv.org/pipermail/mythtv-users/attachments/20210906/8c66d29d/attachment.htm>

More information about the mythtv-users mailing list