Opened 12 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#5368 closed defect (wontfix)

mythvideo fails to find "Sci-Fi" in genre list from imdb

Reported by: hemphill@… Owned by: Anduin Withers
Priority: minor Milestone: unknown
Component: mythvideo Version: unknown
Severity: low Keywords:
Cc: Rob Smith Ticket locked: no

Description

mythvideo searches imdb to import DVD content into the database. The imdb.pl script only returns genres that have alphabetic names. "Sci-Fi" has a hyphen character that is non-alphabetic.

Attachments (1)

imdb.pl.patch (536 bytes) - added by hemphill@… 12 years ago.

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Change History (4)

Changed 12 years ago by hemphill@…

Attachment: imdb.pl.patch added

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by Rob Smith

Cc: Rob Smith added

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by Dibblah

Status: newinfoneeded_new

Since the IMDB scraping script is being depreciated, is this patch still required?

comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by Dibblah

Resolution: wontfix
Status: infoneeded_newclosed

The IMDB scraper has been depreciated, since it is not allowed by the site's terms of use. There is a replacement in progress, however, it is not yet ready.

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