[mythtv] Using Wikipedia as a source of artist information for MythMusic

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Sat Feb 10 20:37:11 UTC 2007

On 2/10/07, Wendy Seltzer <wseltzer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Artistinfo iteration 2 allows you to hit "W" while listening to a
> track to pull up MythBrowser with the Artist's Wikipedia page.
> (Requires MythBrowser; minor keybinding patch to MythBrowser included
> to enable you to dismiss it with another press of "W".)  Once
> compiled, these keys are configurable on the MythWeb keybindings
> screen.
> <http://wendy.seltzer.org/mythtv/artistinfo-v2.tgz> has patches to
> MythMusic and MythBrowser, plus a bit of perl and sql to add a bit of
> Wikipedia info to the database. The browser function should work even
> if you haven't added the wikipedia column to your database, though it
> may be less likely to find matching entries.  Should apply against svn
> 12759.
> Thanks for the pointer to Amarok.  Lots of interesting info there.  I
> don't have the programming chops or time to remote-enable that though,
> so I'm going to stick with trying to bring a few extra features to
> MythMusic, where I've got a reasonably optimized system for browsing
> my classical collection through the TV screen.
> --Wendy

Sweet! It's nice to see so much work going on with MythMusic, it
sorely needs it, and this is a great feature to have.

I was wondering, how does your patch interact with visualizations?

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