[mythtv-users] Feature suggestion: Set record from URL
arbiterxero at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 2 16:25:40 EST 2004
the accounts can come later but I like the links idea
What about having a separate small program that could
be installed on machines OTHER than the mythbox
so if say I'm browsing a website with my workstation
it can send the info to my backend when I click a link
of a show I want to watch?
I say thumbs up . .
--- Ben Brown <mythtv at handcoder.com> wrote:
> I like this idea. People could turn on the feature
> and once a day myth
> would submit what they are recording to a global
> database. Then we
> could sort in all the standard ways (most popular,
> least popular, most
> popular by genre, location etc. )
> Even set it up so users could have a user account.
> You could track an
> individuals recording preferences and make
> suggestions based on their
> myth setup. Then you could say "people who
> recorded XYZ also recorded
> ABC, DEF, GHI, etc."
> Tony Maro wrote:
> > The thread on "What do you watch" got me to
> > What about integrating a feature through the myth
> web browser that you
> > can select a link on a site to trigger a recording
> setup. It would
> > automatically set a show to record at any time on
> any channel.
> > With a feature like this, users of Myth could
> publish pages of what
> > hot shows they watch and you could just click the
> link to set a
> > "record on any channel at any time" for that show
> > We've seen people ask for some of the Tivo like
> force-feed options
> > (why?) and this would kind of solve that need as
> well. For instance,
> > you go to my site and I could have a page that
> says "if you like
> > Stargate SG-1, try the following shows:" and then
> list similar sci-fi
> > content as a custom URL link.
> > Of course this means a URL handler would need to
> be registered.
> > Something like:
> > would set it to record the Stargate SG-1 "Window
> Of Opportunity"
> > episode next time it's on.
> > mythtv://Stargate%20SG-1/all
> > would of course record all episodes on any channel
> from here on out.
> > To take it a step further, I could list a website
> of all stargate
> > episodes with MythTV links so if there was a
> specific episode you
> > hadn't seen, you could just click the link and
> your MythTV would
> > record THAT episode next time it's on (even if 3
> months later.) (I
> > still haven't seen the one where Daniel
> > Of course all URL recordings must be able to
> record on any channel,
> > because everyone's channels will be different.
> > Just a thought...
> > This could even be implemented with a separate app
> that handled the
> > URL and fed the data into mySQL. That way it
> could even be run on the
> > desktop PC and feed the programming across the
> network to the backend
> > or mySQL server. Heck you could even write it in
> PHP pretty easily
> > I'd think.
> > -Tony
> >mythtv-users mailing list
> >mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> mythtv-users mailing list
> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
Do you Yahoo!?
Yahoo! Search - Find what you’re looking for faster
More information about the mythtv-users