[ATrpms-users] Request for updated xmltv rpm
joshoekstra at gmx.net
Mon Feb 25 11:27:59 CET 2008
Nick Morrott schreef op 24-2-2008 23:41:
> On 24/02/2008, Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net> wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 09:56:05PM +0100, Jos Hoekstra wrote:
>> > Err sorry, was talking about xmltv. The new one doesn't contain the
>> > grabber for NL anymore and would still like to use till there's an
>> > alternative. ;)
>> You mean tv_grab_nl? Doesn't tv_grab_nl_wolf work? I don't know why,
>> but upstream decided to remove the first one. Maybe there are legal
>> issues? In that case I wouldn't want to resurrect it, it would mnean
>> trouble for both the upstream project and ATrpms.
>> Can you check whether tv_grab_nl_wolf works for you and if it doesn't
>> why the other grabber was removed? Thanks!
>> >From user reports on the xmltv-dev mailing list, tv_grab_nl_wolf
> should still work.
> tv_grab_nl was removed because the provider of the listings data
> (tvgids.nl) was actively blocking the grabber. See
> for more information.
I was hoping for a quick fix like a junkie ;)
I know it was removed from the later version, there was supposed to be
some meeting about how to continue. tvgids.nl didn't mind the
xmltv-grabbers but disliked some commercial enterprises using their data.
This meeting wasn't held and was to be rescheduled at the end of
januari, no more news after that other than removing tv_grab_nl from the
I'm forced to use a grabber that doesn't keep to the rules of grabbing
or one that changes the guidedata in a, for me, unknown way.
I hope tvgids.nl and the guy maintaining tv_grab_nl to find a solution
so I can continue using that....
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