[mythtv] New feature idea - MythCalendar

Ciaran ciaranj at gmail.com
Tue Oct 19 12:33:25 UTC 2004

I've had a closer look at the egroupware, it might be a reasonable
route as if mythweb is installed we already have php+apache installed
on the box and those are its only requirements, my worry will be how
to perform the xml-rpc calls into it.  I've not done this before from
C++/Qt Any ideas?

On Tue, 19 Oct 2004 14:22:29 +0200, Jeppe N. Madsen
<jeppenm at worldonline.dk> wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Oct 2004, Ciaran wrote:
> >  Hi, There seem to be a fair few php/web based solutions around but
> >  I really wanted a calendar integrated directly into myth, the idea
> >  being it could use the mythnotify interface to notify you of alarms
> >  etc and be easily browseable from the same interface.
> Yes, that's the whole point of integrating into myth :-)
> >  Jumping to a browser could be a dis-jointing experience for the
> >  user (me in this case) as browsing the web on my TV is currently a
> >  less than pleasant experience <g>.
> But conversely, a calendar only accessible from Myth would be pretty
> useless (for me at least)
> >  I have no intention of re-inventing any wheels so if you think this
> >  could be a workable solution I'll happily look into it :)
> I think the main issue is finding an existing backend that already has
> all the other access methods build-in (i.e., web, outlook) and at the
> same time has an open api that lets you query & modify the calendar
> (from the Myth plugin). Egroupware may be such a solution (I haven't
> used it) and there may be others.....
> rgds
> Jeppe

- Ciaran
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