So, I was thinking that what you really want would be TV listings
in XML form. I did some searching and found this:
XMLTV is a set of programs to process TV listings and manage your
TV viewing. It stores the listings in an XML-based format and most
of the programs are filters which read and/or write XML. There are
backends to download TV listings for Austria, Canada, the Netherlands,
and the UK, a program to convert the listings to LaTeX source for
printing, and a Web interface to choose which programmes to watch.
You can also effectively killfile TV programmes, meaning that you
won't be asked about them again.
From: Jesse [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Saturday, March 31, 2001 9:41 AM
To: Dan Brickley
Cc: Gavin Thomas Nicol; fork
Subject: Re: Tivo, Fair Use, Video-in-the-Cloud, and Vidster
On Sat, Mar 31, 2001 at 06:29:09PM +0100, Dan Brickley wrote:
> > I bought a book pc for $169, added some disk, memory, and CPU.
> > With a USB video capture, it's almost as good as a TIVO, and has
> > no fees ;-)
> Where do you get the program-listings metadata?
http://tv.yahoo.com is one place you can get that sort of content
TV Guide also has reasonably accurate online listings.
-- jesse reed vincent -- email@example.com -- firstname.lastname@example.org 70EBAC90: 2A07 FC22 7DB4 42C1 9D71 0108 41A3 3FB3 70EB AC90
autoconf is your friend until it mysteriously stops working, at which point it is a snarling wolverine attached to your genitals by its teeth (that said, it's better than most of the alternatives) -- Nathan Mehl
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