[mythtv-users] Joost and Mythtv

Fred Squires fsquires at gmail.com
Wed Jan 17 23:13:39 UTC 2007

On 1/17/07, James Buckley <xanium4332 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hmm, I've started to dislike skype cause of their proprietary formats, and
> I think the same will probably be true for Joost. At the end of the day it's
> just IPTV rebranded, and with the Xbox 360 about to get IPTV (Microsoft have
> joined up with all the major US & UK companies to get broadcasters), I think
> this will probably be the way internet TV will go.
> AFAIK people have already begun experimenting with IPTV, as some local
> providers are now offering it along with other services (phone, internet
> etc..)
> On 17/01/07, Andrew Close <aclose at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 1/17/07, Mythy Mythster <mythy.mythster at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Anyone read about Joost (the latest P2P start-up from the Skype
> > guys)?  It
> > > looks like it will be a great way to get high quality video content,
> > and its
> > > built on Mozilla's XULRunner Engine, so its presumably cross
> > platform.  A
> > > Joost Mythtv module would be pretty cool....
> >
> > Joost is currently windows only. :(
> > but it does look like they have a Linux version in the works...
> >
Podcasting support might be the way to go.  Although, it probably won't get
much support from the majors there are some interesting shows out there like
some of the revision3 stuff such as cntr-alt-chicken and there's even some
1080p content like MacBreak.

It was supposed to be so Easy.
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