Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#6898 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Detect programs whose broadcasters claim are longer than their timeslot

Reported by: f-myth-users@… Owned by: danielk
Priority: minor Milestone: unknown
Component: MythTV - Mythfilldatabase Version: unknown
Severity: low Keywords:
Cc: Ticket locked: no

Description

If a program claims to be longer than its timeslot, give the poor user a way to know. Useful for certain broadcasters and for data from Schedules Direct, at least. Much more voluminous rationale, examples, various versions, etc are attached to this ticket.

Attachments (5)

0--RATIONALE (5.1 KB) - added by f-myth-users@… 11 years ago.
a--EXAMPLE-DATA (2.1 KB) - added by f-myth-users@… 11 years ago.
b--UNTESTED-SVN.PATCH (12.7 KB) - added by f-myth-users@… 11 years ago.
c--TESTED-OLD.PATCH (12.3 KB) - added by f-myth-users@… 11 years ago.
d--WHY-OLD (2.0 KB) - added by f-myth-users@… 11 years ago.

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Change History (7)

Changed 11 years ago by f-myth-users@…

Attachment: 0--RATIONALE added

Changed 11 years ago by f-myth-users@…

Attachment: a--EXAMPLE-DATA added

Changed 11 years ago by f-myth-users@…

Attachment: b--UNTESTED-SVN.PATCH added

Changed 11 years ago by f-myth-users@…

Attachment: c--TESTED-OLD.PATCH added

Changed 11 years ago by f-myth-users@…

Attachment: d--WHY-OLD added

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by stuartm

Owner: changed from stuartm to danielk
Status: newassigned

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by robertm

Resolution: wontfix
Status: assignedclosed

http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/379949#379949

In short, per the SD developer in the thread, the runtime information bears no direct relationship to the scheduling information and as such should not be used for any scheduling decisionmaking.

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