[mythtv-users] mythv4lradio base on kradio-0.3.0-snapshot-2004-02-28

Lane Schwartz dowobeha at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 14:59:43 UTC 2004

On Wed, 01 Dec 2004 14:25:30 +0700, Ketut Putu Kumajaya
<kumajaya at bluebottle.com> wrote:
> Mythfm is a good module for mythtv, but I wait too long to see it fully
> useable and easy. Easy for me and my wife, too.
> So I build a module base on kradio-0.3.0-snapshot-2004-02-28. I have no
> idea
> for module name, so I call it mythv4lradio for a moment. Maybe I can call
> it
> mythkradio because base on kradio. Do you agree?
> Cause it base on kradio, this module have all kradio ability (plugins),
> less:
> - KRadioAbout (bad idea for mythtv)
> - LircSupport (mythtv have internal lirc support, we can used it)
> - TimeControl (maybe for the future, it's a bad idea to make a conflict
> with
>       mythbackend tv recording)
> - QuickBar (bad idea for mythtv)
> - RadioDocking (bad idea for mythtv)
> - ErrorLog (I think mythtv user need message dialog only, for a moment only
>       send error/info message to stdout for debug)
> So, my mythtv module can:
> - Used your v4l radio card (or tv card with radio support) to tune am/fm
> radio
>       station.
> - Recording to .wav .aiff .au .raw .mp3, need lame and sndfile library.
> - Monitor radio sound input.
> - Scan radio station frequency.
> - Export station list (mysql database) to kradio station xml-format.
> - Import kradio station xml-format to station list.
> - Edit station list with easy way (code stolen from mythtv channel editor)
> - Make mythtv user too easy to tune their favourite radio station in town
>       (interface base on mythmusic).
> My mythtv module can not:
> - Stoping mythbackend while module running, so be careful. I'll try to fix
> it.
> - Washing your dirty clothes ;)
> Thanks to:
> - Ernst Martin Witte <witte at kawo1.rwth-aachen.de> (kradio authors)
> - Klas Kalass <klas.kalass at gmx.de>                (kradio authors)
> - Frank Schwanz <schwanz at fh-brandenburg.de>       (kradio authors)
> - Zsolt Rizsanyi <rizsanyi at myrealbox.com>         (kradio authors)
> - mythtv and mythmusic authors.
> I suggest you to use kradio-0.3.0-snapshot-2004-02-28 for your stand alone
> radio
> application, because it cover all you need about linux radio app. But, my
> opinion
> is kradio have bad look interface. I make a plugin to make kradio look like
> winamp/xmms (code stolen from winskin - noatun plugin).
> For this moment I have not upload my code to the web yet. Tell to someone
> who interest,
> contact me and I will replay with my code.
> Thanks,
> Ketut P. Kumajaya <kumajaya at bluebottle.com>

Is this something you are planning to do or is it something that you
have already written?

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