[vdr] Working around Finnish EPG bugs?

Rolf Ahrenberg rahrenbe at cc.hut.fi
Sun Nov 6 14:22:32 CET 2005


On Sun, 6 Nov 2005, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:

> I'd prefer to have level 0 leave the data (mostly) untouched (except
> for the newline and control characters). When looking at a provider's
> EPG data with bugfix level 0 I want to see everything they do wrong.
> And not providing a title is wrong.

This was also my intention when the "No Title" fix was introduced
behind the bugfix level 1, but as the level 1 messes things up, I'd
like to change things a bit.

> If you like we could introduce a new bugfix level and shift the
> existing ones up by one, so that the new level '1' would just
> change a NULL title to "No title".

Sounds good.

> Yes, but why do they put this into the _short_ text?
> This is data that should go into the _description_.

Yep. A year and half ago I asked about this and the answer was
something like description field cannot be used, because some of
the available DVB-T receivers don't support it. If one fails,
everyone gets punished!

BR,
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rofa



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