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Re: [TV] Transcoding (to XMLTV) and bulk downloads now available [beta]
Looking good! For the XMLTV stuff run a sample output through tv_cat for
validation. It is quite pedantic, but I think it sticks strictly to the DTD.
The children elements of <programme> need to be in the following order:
I tried it out and it is really quick, good work Andrew.
On Saturday 07 February 2004 16:06, you wrote:
> As promised here:
> ...there are is now a bulk-download and transcoding to XMLTV interface
> available. This is still very beta, but seems to work OK.
> *** COMMENTS/TESTING DEFINITELY REQUIRED ***
> In time this may become the preferred/only way of downloading the data.
> The seperate files are available at http://www.bleb.org/tv/data/listings/
> and the new transcoding interface can be seen at:
> eg. in shell script:
> # Get yesterday's, today's and tomorrow's listings in XMLTV format
> wget -U 'My TV Fetching application (andrew@xxxxxxxx)' \
> -O 'bleb-xmltv.bz2' \
> Thanks to:
> * John Knottenbelt and Chris Moore for their XSLT work
> (see http://www.bleb.org/tv/data/bleb2xmltv.xsl)
> * Jonathan Gorham for suggestions and helpful code.
> If anyone's got a way of testing this with XMLTV applications (whether
> that's MythTV or some viewer), I'd be very interested to hear about it
> via the mailing list.