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(for more info see [[XMLTVProject]])
 
(for more info see [[XMLTVProject]])
  
The current release (0.6.3) was made on 2020-08-22 and is available at http://files.xmltv.org
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The current release (1.1.0) was made on 2021-01-31 and is available at https://github.com/XMLTV/xmltv/releases
  
Major Changes in this release (0.6.2 & 3)  
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New Grabbers
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* tv_grab_pt_meo (replacement grabber for Portugal (MEO))
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* tv_tmdb (new utility to augment listings with TMDB data)
  
IMPORTANT
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Deleted Grabbers
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* tv_grab_eu_xmltvse (disabled, source site gone)
  
The tv_grab_eu_xmltvse grabber has replaced the old
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Updates
tv_grab_eu_dotmedia and tv_grab_se_tvzon grabbers, which have been
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* tv_grab_fi
removed.
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** foxtv: improvements to programme data
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** telsu: disable listings source
  
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*tv_grab_fi_sv
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**improved channel handling avoids downloading data for unconfigured channels
  
New Grabbers
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* tv_grab_uk_tvguide
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** enhance data with programme URLs and images
  
- There are no new grabbers in this release
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* tv_grab_zz_sdjson_sqlite
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** improvements to programme data
  
Deleted Grabbers
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* tv_imdb
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** improvements to film and series matching
  
* tv_grab_dotmedia (deleted, please switch to tv_grab_eu_xmltvse)
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* xmltv.dtd
* tv_grab_dtv_la (deleted)
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** add 'system' attribute to 'url' element
* tv_grab_il (disabled, needs rewriting to support website changes)
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** add 'image' element to 'programme'
* tv_grab_pt_meo (disabled)
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** add 'image' and 'url' as sub-elements to credits
* tv_grab_se_swedb (disabled)
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* tv_grab_se_tvzon (deleted, please switch to tv_grab_eu_xmltvse)
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* tv_grab_ch_search (disabled, needs updating to support website changes)
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Updates
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* XMLTV.pm (update handling of reading from STDIN due to XML::Parser adopting 3-arg open)
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And lots of other changes (see commit log for full details)
* MANIFEST  (updated to remove Travis CI files that are not included in release tarballs)
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* tv_grab_ch_search (handle upstream cookies)
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* tv_grab_eu_epgdata (various fixes and improvements)
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* tv_grab_fi (various fixes and improvements)
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* tv_grab_fr (update grabber due to upstream changes)
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* tv_grab_huro (use https source site URLs)
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* tv_grab_it (fix overlapping/duplicate programmes)
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* tv_grab_na_dd (use https source site URLs)
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* tv_grab_na_dtv (various fixes and improvements)
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* tv_grab_pt_vodafone (various fixes and improvements)
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* tv_grab_uk_tvguide (various fixes and improvements)
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* tv_grab_zz_sdjson_sqlite (many fixes and improvements)
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==Related Projects==
 
==Related Projects==

Revision as of 23:20, 31 January 2022

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XMLTV

XMLTV is a few things with the same name.

  • XMLTV is a very popular XML based file format for describing TV listings. see XMLTVFormat
  • XMLTV is an interface contract between programs the emit guide data and programs that consume it. see HowtoWriteAGrabber and HowtoUseGrabbers
  • XMLTV is a perl module that helps to create XMLTV formatted documents. see XMLTVModule
  • XMLTV is a collection of tools to obtain, manipulate, and search TV Listings. see XMLTVProject

Most of this Wiki has to do with the XMLTVProject

XMLTV Project Status

(for more info see XMLTVProject)

The current release (1.1.0) was made on 2021-01-31 and is available at https://github.com/XMLTV/xmltv/releases

New Grabbers

  • tv_grab_pt_meo (replacement grabber for Portugal (MEO))
  • tv_tmdb (new utility to augment listings with TMDB data)

Deleted Grabbers

  • tv_grab_eu_xmltvse (disabled, source site gone)

Updates

  • tv_grab_fi
    • foxtv: improvements to programme data
    • telsu: disable listings source
  • tv_grab_fi_sv
    • improved channel handling avoids downloading data for unconfigured channels
  • tv_grab_uk_tvguide
    • enhance data with programme URLs and images
  • tv_grab_zz_sdjson_sqlite
    • improvements to programme data
  • tv_imdb
    • improvements to film and series matching
  • xmltv.dtd
    • add 'system' attribute to 'url' element
    • add 'image' element to 'programme'
    • add 'image' and 'url' as sub-elements to credits

And lots of other changes (see commit log for full details)

Related Projects

There are lots of applications that use XMLTV-formatted files., these include guide viewers and PVRs. There are also some grabbers not included in the XMLTV project distribution. See XmltvRelatedProjects.

The XmltvUnrelatedProjects are things which don't use the XMLTV format but are somehow connected to TV listings.

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