[mythtv] UPnP/Dbus/Standard Communication Protocol

Bill Coghill bill at bcd.cx
Wed Sep 6 09:54:55 UTC 2006


I have used the telnet interface to control my Myth system using 
Crestron. Dead easy. More info at 


Sam Shelton wrote:
> Hi
> I’ve just signed up to the list so if I am doing this all wrong let me 
> know. (Someone is bound to…)
> I’m in the process of building up a test system to see what I can 
> achieve with MythTV. One of the things that as far as I can see it is 
> lacking is a decent protocol for communicating with and controlling 
> backend/front end machines. The future tasks lists wanting a standard 
> communication protocol, and uPNP support. And to ask for 
> details/questions/etc. So I am asking, as I would like to contribute 
> if this helps me out in the long run.
> I program Crestron/AMX systems, and part of wanting to do the above is 
> to implement a protocol that would allow full control of the system 
> without actually using a front end, for e.g. on a touch panel. I’m 
> pretty sure this could be achieved at the same time as a better 
> protocol from front to backend, as long as it was well defined and 
> allowed all the database searching and control required. This same 
> protocol could then be leveraged in theory to improve the web 
> interface and the UPnP could also be layered on top of it.
> Anyway, for all I know this email is about to disappear into the ether 
> as I have probably sent this to the wrong place.
> Sam
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