[vdr] ShortText == Description

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Wed Oct 4 18:14:22 CEST 2006

Boguslaw Juza wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Oct 2006, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>> The two texts are either exactly the same (in which case one
>> of them will be deleted) or they are different, in which case
>> both will be kept.
> Well - text - two/three sentences. Diffrence - one of them are cutted
> a word earlier. There are not the same for computers, but people
> have different opinion. :)

VDR can only reasonably check for "equal" or "different".
Anything else would probably require tons of configuration
parameters, because every user would want it differently.

>> Maybe it would help to contact the broadcaster and ask them
>> to provide better EPG data?
> Do you realy belive that it helps?

You'll never know if you don't try ;-)

> They will say "Use one of receivers
> recommended by us" :).

I don't see how the problem of texts being "almost the same" has
anything to do with the receiver - unless it displays only one of the
two texts, in which case it should be dumped, anyway.


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