[mythtv-users] MythIPTV Beta 2

ryan patterson ryan.goat at gmail.com
Tue Feb 20 02:42:41 UTC 2007

On 2/19/07, Michael Still <mikal at stillhq.com> wrote:
> ryan patterson wrote:
> > IPTV is a standard that is already defined and in use all over the
> > world.  There is no special API that is required.  MythTV SVN already
> > has an IPTV tuner implemented.
> >
> > Your "Video Blogging" is completely different from IPTV.  IPTV is for
> > real time "brodcasting" of TV (live or prerecorded) over an IP network.
> > Your Video Blogging is a script for automatically downloading
> > prerecorded video files.  That is not the same thing at all.
> >
> > Don't get me wrong I do like your program idea.  Just the name you used
> > is already taken.
> Ok, so I see on further reading of that page that IPTV "typically"
> refers to a multicast stream of video. I was also unaware of the SVN
> support for such streams. Do you have a reference for that?

press <ctrl><f> and search for "IPTV" to get the instructions for how to
configure the IPTV tuner in mythTV

Does anyone have an allergic reaction to "MythNetTV" as a possible name?

Sounds like a keeper to me.

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Ryan Patterson
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