[vdr] Working around Finnish EPG bugs?

Rene Hertell linuxtv at hertell.com
Fri Nov 4 08:51:26 CET 2005


Lauri Tischler wrote:

>> 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  :(

... and because bandwith costs money... Yep.. Plain text "takes too much
space" compared to eg. an extra audiochannel...

;-(




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