[mythtv] Browser Plugin?

tarek Lubani tarek at tarek.2y.net
Wed Feb 19 22:06:40 EST 2003

Well, those people at Mac can't be all that wrong.. KDE's browser is 
probably a leaner place to start from, though I personally *love* Gecko..

tarek : )

>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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