[mythtv-users] Schedules Direct advertising model

William Munson william_munson at bellsouth.net
Sat Aug 11 19:59:27 UTC 2007

Paul Huber wrote:
> I just got contacted by a company that saw the new LinuxMCE demo video 
> and asked if if I'd be willing to put ads on that page-flipping 3d EPG 
> guide in LinuxMCE that floats on top of myth.  They said if they were 
> able to make an arrangement so that instead of directly paying 
> schedules direct for your guide data, you instead agreed to let them 
> puts ads on your guide and they basically covered the cost (presumably 
> paying schedules direct), if there would be a lot of Myth users that 
> would like that.  I have no idea what to say because I've got no idea 
> what the response from the myth community would be.  Does anybody have 
> an idea what could be expected and if this is something anybody would 
> want to entertain, or if the schedules direct team would even want to 
> allow it?

Not likely to happen. Due to the commercial nature of the system 
proposed and what I know of the devs they are not likely to want to code 
it however if the company was do the leg work and write all the code it 
could become an unofficial port of myth. Such is the nature of the 
beast. :-)

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