[mythtv] Paid for Plugin dev?

Alain Ramos alainramos23 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 17 18:12:23 UTC 2009

There is a great script called TVwish that does just that. Google it.  
Maybe someone can come up with a way to integrate it into a Mythtv  


On Apr 17, 2009, at 1:31 PM, Isaac Richards <ijr at case.edu> wrote:

> On Friday 17 April 2009 1:14:20 pm Erich Nachbar wrote:
>> Chris,
>> Thanks for your reply!
>> Whenever I talk to my Tivo friends they rave about its recommendation
>> service and with MythTV cutting out the commercials (love this  
>> feature!) I
>> feel that sometimes it is hard to know what interesting stuff is  
>> coming
>> out.
>> My background is highly scalable web apps & distributed computing  
>> and I
>> have computed recommendations in the past, so I can take care of the
>> backend-side of things fairly quickly.
>> However I would need someone who is writing a plugin that would allow
>> people to interact with the system and to provide their activity  
>> stream to
>> me, so I can compute recommendations based on what similar people  
>> have
>> watched.
>> I looked at the desired feature list and it seemed like something  
>> people
>> are looking for. So if there is interest, I can pull some more
>> requirements, wireframes together for the bidding process.
> This has come up before (and it would be a nice feature to have), so  
> I'll just
> start out by saying that for such a plugin to be accepted into the  
> main myth
> source, the server side will need to be:
> a) open source
> b) run on mythtv.org
> Also, please note that this really wouldn't be possible as a  
> 'plugin', it
> would need much deeper hooks than are readily available with the  
> existing
> plugin interface.
> Isaac
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