[mythtv-users] Playing youtube & video.google.com on frontend

Eric ericgies at kabelfoon.nl
Thu Jan 18 00:19:16 UTC 2007

On Thursday 18 January 2007 00:21, Ross Campbell wrote:
> Oh, and it would be possible and probably a better overall user
> experience to write a plugin to mythstream to handle youtube, google
> video, videosift, etc. browsing and *STREAMING* using mplayer. Anyone
> willing to write a perl parser script for those could pretty much get
> that going quickly.

Wrote one a while ago, see attached. 

The parser returns an indirect url to the flv. Downloading first (parser sets 
handler to STREAM_DL) works but on my system mplayer crashes when I try to 
stream directly (remove STREAM_DL handler).

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