[vdr] Working around Finnish EPG bugs?

Lauri Tischler lwgt at iki.fi
Thu Nov 3 19:33:08 CET 2005


Rene Hertell wrote:
> Marko Mäkelä wrote:
> 
>>I'm watching Finnish DVB-T streams with VDR.  Often, the EPG information
>>for a program contains part of the description of the previous or following
>>program.  EPG bugfix level is set to 2.  Should it be configured differently
>>for Finnish transponders?  Has anyone tried to contact the transponder
>>people?
> 
> 
> Hi Marko,
> 
> I called Digita last spring regarding the EPG-data, and I had an
> interesting chat with the person charge of these things.
> 
> I asked why Digita does not supervise that the data our broadcasters are
> sending is correct. I mainly pointed out that the data is put into wrong
> EPG-fields, and that because of that the program-description is chopped off.

.. and that is because in the NorDig version of DVB-standard the extended
description field is defined as optional.
That's why  :(



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