[mythtv] Browser Plugin?

Rick Warner rick at sapphire.no-ip.com
Wed Feb 19 21:48:02 EST 2003

On Wednesday 19 February 2003 08:55 pm, Robert Cantu wrote:
I was thinking the same thing myself.... but........
it may be better to use mozilla as it is a standalone browser.
Also, it's "gecko" rendering engine has already been used for other projects 
such as galeon- it will probably be a lot easier to integrate mozilla.

> I don't mean to pile on the feature requests, but this is all about our
> "mythical" convergence device, right? I always thought WebTV was a good
> idea poorly executed. What would it take to make a web browser plugin for
> MythTV?
> I know as most of you do, the dependencies for this project are formidible
> and it is understood that adding to that wouldn't be desirable. What about
> Konqueror? It's a part of KDE, which should be included in almost any
> distro (and for the Gentoo people, you've already build QT, you're halfway
> thre already!). I'd think integrating Konqueror into a Qt app such as
> MythTv wouldn't be that hard. Functionally, it wouldn't mean much to those
> who have put a lot of effort into removing the keyboard from the solution
> and using a remote, but I seem to remember reading in the archives that
> some of the developers use wireless keyboards instead of remote controls.
> Sorry if this has been discussed before, but searching the archives for
> this gives many results having to do with mythvideo's file browser or
> mythweb.
> What do you all think?
> --
> Robert Cantu, RHCE
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