MythStreamTV (was Re: [mythtv-users] Mythstream)

David mythtv at
Thu Jun 9 22:08:01 UTC 2005

Yes, that's much clearer. 

In other words, MythStream is a stream client, while MythStreamTV is a 
stream server.

Confusing choice of name though, I agree that it should probably be 
changed to avoid further confusion.


Joseph A. Caputo wrote:

>On Thursday 09 June 2005 15:54, David Morris wrote:
>>Funny you mention it, because I was --> <-- this close to saying 
>>something myself.  Before I put my foot in my mouth I double checked 
>>realized that MythStream also streams video, although I think it still 
>>only supports the ShoutCast-type internet streams, not MPEG streams.
>More specifically, MythStream is a Myth frontend plugin for *browsing & 
>playback* of streams that originate external to Myth.  Presumably it 
>can do video as well as audio streams if you configure an appropriate 
>external app to play the stream.  MythStreamTV is for *originating* 
>streams of recorded MythTV content that can then be played using your 
>favorite streaming client (plus a patch to MythWeb that provides an 
>interface for requesting said streams).

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