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TV_EXTRACTINFO_EN(1p)					User Contributed Perl Documentation				     TV_EXTRACTINFO_EN(1p)

tv_extractinfo_en - read English-language listings and extract info from programme descriptions. SYNOPSIS
tv_extractinfo_en [--help] [--output FILE] [FILE...] DESCRIPTION
Read XMLTV data and attempt to extract information from English-language programme descriptions, putting it into machine-readable form. For example the human-readable text '(repeat)' in a programme description might be replaced by the XML element <previously-shown>. --output FILE write to FILE rather than standard output This tool also attempts to split multipart programmes into their constituents, by looking for a description that seems to contain lots of times and titles. But this depends on the description following one particular style and is useful only for some listings sources (Ananova). If some text is marked with the 'lang' attribute as being some language other than English ('en'), it is ignored. SEE ALSO
xmltv(5). AUTHOR
Ed Avis, BUGS
Trying to parse human-readable text is always error-prone, more so with the simple regexp-based approach used here. But because TV listing descriptions usually conform to one of a few set styles, tv_extractinfo_en does reasonably well. It is fairly conservative, trying to avoid false positives (extracting 'information' which isn't really there) even though this means some false negatives (failing to extract information and leaving it in the human-readable text). However, the leftover bits of text after extracting information may not form a meaningful English sentence, or the punctuation may be wrong. On the two listings sources currently supported by the XMLTV package, this program does a reasonably good job. But it has not been tested with every source of anglophone TV listings. perl v5.14.2 2011-05-07 TV_EXTRACTINFO_EN(1p)

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TV_GRAB_IL(1p)						User Contributed Perl Documentation					    TV_GRAB_IL(1p)

tv_grab_il - Grab TV listings for Israel. SYNOPSIS
tv_grab_il --help tv_grab_il --version tv_grab_il --capabilities tv_grab_il --description tv_grab_il [--config-file FILE] [--days N] [--offset N] [--output FILE] [--quiet] [--debug] tv_grab_il --configure [--config-file FILE] tv_grab_il --configure-api [--stage NAME] [--config-file FILE] [--output FILE] tv_grab_il --list-channels [--config-file FILE] [--output FILE] [--quiet] [--debug] DESCRIPTION
Output TV listings in XMLTV format for many channels available in Israel. The data comes from First you must run tv_grab_il --configure to choose which channels you want to receive. Then running tv_grab_il with no arguments will get a listings in XML format for the channels you chose for available days including today. OPTIONS
--configure Prompt for which channels to download and write the configuration file. --config-file FILE Set the name of the configuration file, the default is ~/.xmltv/tv_grab_il.conf. This is the file written by --configure and read when grabbing. --output FILE When grabbing, write output to FILE rather than standard output. --days N When grabbing, grab N days rather than all available days. --offset N Start grabbing at today + N days. N may be negative. --quiet Suppress the progress-bar normally shown on standard error. --debug Provide more information on progress to stderr to help in debugging. --list-channels Write output giving <channel> elements for every channel available (ignoring the config file), but no programmes. --capabilities Show which capabilities the grabber supports. For more information, see <> --version Show the version of the grabber. --help Print a help message and exit. ERROR HANDLING
If the grabber fails to download data for some channel on a specific day, it will print an errormessage to STDERR and then continue with the other channels and days. The grabber will exit with a status code of 1 to indicate that the data is incomplete. ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
The environment variable HOME can be set to change where configuration files are stored. All configuration is stored in $HOME/.xmltv/. On Windows, it might be necessary to set HOME to a path without spaces in it. SUPPORTED CHANNELS
For information on supported channels, see AUTHOR
lightpriest. This documentation and parts of the code based on various other tv_grabbers from the XMLTV-project. SEE ALSO
xmltv(5). perl v5.14.2 2011-12-19 TV_GRAB_IL(1p)
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