[mythtv] Status of Schedules Direct SD-JSON grabbers
dekarl at spaetfruehstuecken.org
Fri Jul 15 21:24:22 UTC 2016
On 15.07.2016 21:49, John P Poet wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 15, 2016 at 1:02 PM Karl Dietz
> <dekarl at spaetfruehstuecken.org <mailto:dekarl at spaetfruehstuecken.org>>
> On 15.07.2016 19:13, John P Poet wrote:
> > The one place where (at least Gary's) xmltv json grabber falls
> short, is
> > that the cast is all lumped together. Guest stars are not separated
> > from the normal cast, for example. I believe Gary said that that
> is a
> > limitation of xmltv and not the json data. I don't know what it
> > take to update the xmltv standard to allow for that.
> Can we have some details?
> Where does the data end up in the "good" case?
> Where does the data end up in the "bad" case?
> We (MythTV and XMLTV) have no concept of series/season regulars vs.
> guest stars vs. uncredited extras / cameo (etc).
> Does the data end up in the "guest" role? I understood that as guests
> in talk shows etc.
> If it is like that, then we can fix it either way, once we agree on a
> preferred way :-)
> My recordedcredits table has:
> role :
> When I press 'I' on a show that has "Guest Stars", it shows anyone with
> the 'guest_star' role.
That's what I get for not verifying it before I post what I remembered
from back when I looked into it... :(
the XMLTV DTD knows the following roles
<!ELEMENT credits (director*, actor*, writer*, adapter*, producer*,
composer*, editor*, presenter*, commentator*,
Its closed, but not identical.
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