[mythtv] Resurrecting MythBrowser after the switch to Qt4
masterclc at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 15:49:01 UTC 2008
On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 7:39 AM, Kevin Kuphal <kkuphal at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 5:34 AM, Paul Harrison <mythtv at dsl.pipex.com> wrote:
>> I'm going to start looking at resurrecting MythBrowser and now that
>> WebKit is part of Qt4.4 thats the approach I was going to take.
>> Would there be any objections to making Qt4.4 the minimum version
>> required for trunk?
>> If there is no problem with that then I'd create a generic mythuitype
>> based on QWebPage that can be used on any screen. That would be the
>> most useful in the long run but requires the most work and would require
>> Qt4.4 as the minimum.
>> The other alternative would be to just require Qt 4.4 for the
>> MythBrowser plugin and use QWebView. That would be by far the easiest
>> approach but would be the least flexible.
> If there is any possibility that the QWebPage supports the flash plugin, I'm
> all for it. Hulu (for one) works fairly well with Firefox and the plugin
> and if we could generate a control that could display the embedded Hulu
> player, that would be a major bonus for Myth, I think. Since Hulu publishes
> your shows as an RSS queue like Netflix, I see the integrate being very easy
> (assuming the Flash support is there)
To further this point, is there any chance that instead of using QT
for MythBrowser using something like firefox (xulrunner) since it
appears to be a far more versatile (with plugins etc) option?
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