[mythtv] Download IP tv feeds

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Sat Sep 3 09:14:42 UTC 2005

On Sat, Sep 03, 2005 at 04:58:33AM -0400, Tom E. Craddock Jr. wrote:
> rwatts32 at woh.rr.com wrote:
> >Sorry I am new to the whole MythTV thing. I wanted t osee if you can 
> >download IPTV shows (ie. systm or broken) via mythtv. I have noticed 
> >IPtv is getting bigger and thought it would be cool is MythTV allowed 
> >you to download the shows through rss, bit torrent, emule, etc. Is 
> >this a feature or is there any way I can help it become one if not? 
> >Thanks.
> No, devs dont want any filesharing utils/apps as a part of myth, there 
> are seperate programs you can use outside of myth to accomplish what you 
> want, then just play them with Mythtv's Video player.

File sharing through BT, RSS etc is not IPTV... IPTV is streamed video, 
often using multicast IP. 

It will compete with cable TV in the future so there may be a case for
it in MythTV. For regular customers a set-top box will be provided
which may have firewire like current cable STBs.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>

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