[mythtv] UPnP/Dbus/Standard Communication Protocol

Steve Daniels steve.p.daniels at googlemail.com
Wed Sep 6 10:22:56 UTC 2006

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org]
> On Behalf Of Sam Shelton
> Sent: 06 September 2006 11:05
> To: bill at bcd.cx; 'Development of mythtv'
> Subject: Re: [mythtv] UPnP/Dbus/Standard Communication Protocol
> Hi
> Thanks, at least I know the email works...!
> I will admit I am jumping the gun by a few days here as I don't have it up
> and running. But do the telnet commands not just tell it where to jump the
> onscreen display to and control that, as opposed to being able to move all
> the info onto a remote device interface, leaving the TV screen with no
> interface required?
> Sam
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org]
> On Behalf Of Bill Coghill
> Sent: 06 September 2006 10:55
> To: Development of mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv] UPnP/Dbus/Standard Communication Protocol
> Sam,
> I have used the telnet interface to control my Myth system using
> Crestron. Dead easy. More info at
> http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-11.html#ss11.6
> Bill.
> 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
> >
> --
> *bill coghill design logo* 	*Bill Coghill Design, Sydney*

Hi Sam,

You might want to do a bit of searching of the archives:


Also have a look at Pluto:




Steve Daniels

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