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Re: [TV] Bleb2xmltv testing feedback
In list.comp.tv, James wrote:
> I've checked the bravo xmltv feed today and all is well with the 24:00 time
> However there is still a problem with the stop time for the last item on
> each channel. For example with bravo for day 6...
><programme start="20040218030000" stop="20040217000000"
> stop time has been incorrectly guessed as there was no endtime tag for this
> programme in the original bleb data.
Indeed. The data just isn't available. There's also a question on
whether or not "Close" items should be included. If they weren't, of
course, then that file would end up with a final item with an end time
> [..] should only require that a correct end time tag is added to the
> last programme of the bleb data..(don't know how hard that is to do
Sorry for taking your quote out of context, but there's yet to be a
consensus on here for the "correct" algorithm for choosing a final end
There have been various heuristics suggested - perhaps involving having
some information in the channel format listings to say whether or not
the channel broadcasts 24/7 or fixed stop-times etc.
Patches to TV::Fetch would be appreciated:
Andrew Flegg -- mailto:andrew@xxxxxxxx | http://www.bleb.org/