[BALU] cwmj - Zap2it

Brian Jablonsky balu at brianjablonsky.com
Thu Jun 28 22:41:35 CDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-06-27 at 20:33 -0500, Charles McNutt wrote:
> For all you MythTV fans out there, we are not going to be able to get 
> free TV Listings anymore from Zap2it Labs after September the first --- 
> Bummer!

I saw a thread about that on the MythTV list. They're hashing out a way
to find a replacement service *OR* possibly working something out with
Zap2it. The rumor to the reason why Zap2it is shutting down their
service is because too many commercial companies (outside of Myth) were
using it to feed data to their products.

They'll definitely come up with an alternative before September. My only
concern is that they come up with a decent solution instead of just
scraping for listings because we all know how unreliable and a PITA it
is when they go and change the format.

--Brian Jablonsky

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