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Re: [TV] Hi
IMHO, the use of + and - days makes the system a little more
complicated, as does having data from two different days in one XML file.
If I were making the listings (which i'm not, and thanks _very_ much for
providing them :-), i'd only include midnight-midnight listings in each
file and allow retrieval by date rather than +/- days.
You did see that the xmltv project mandates that all the data is in one file
I don't know about xmltv but i'm not arguing against having all the data
in one file. If done correctly, that could work. It's just confusing to
have a file identified by one date which contains programmes for only
3/4s of that day and 1/4 of the following day!
I know what you are saying, but "complex" is actually dependent on what you
want to do with the data I think. For many uses a single file per day will
help, but for others a single file with everything is what we want.
If the file's structured correctly, then it doesn't matter too much if
the data is in separate files or all in the same one - the tree-like
structure of XML makes it a breeze to work with either way.