[mythtv] dvd revisited (and remoted)

Isaac Richards mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Fri, 13 Dec 2002 22:31:11 -0500

On Friday 13 December 2002 05:43 pm, Larry Matter wrote:
> Is there any interest/need in integrating this into mythtv beyond adding
> an option to mainmenu.xml?  Personally I don't care how it works as long
> as it does. I would be happy to call out to videolan or whatever for this.

I really won't care about it playing DVDs until playback quality in linux 
equals that of my standalone player..  Wouldn't mind having support for it, 
of course, it's just that I won't be writing it =)

> Issues that I can think of beyond just getting the content streamed are
> menu navigation and pause/ff/rew/etc.
> BTW, I haven't checked out the latest source yet; how is mythbackend
> sending data to mythfrontend?  Homebrew protocol?

Yeah, it's just using an extremely simple little protocol.  Just 
query/response with with easily parseable lists of strings over the wire..  
No real reason for anything complicated.