[mythtv-users] Myth Control from Nokia 770 Internet Tablet
melunko at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 13:16:25 UTC 2007
Mythtv server already has a http/xml interface. I guess it is still in the
svn trunk, not in 0.20.
On 3/7/07, David Kramer <david at thekramers.net> wrote:
> Melunko wrote:
> > Hello there,
> > I am involved at gmyth library development. So far we can handle EPG,
> > scheduling, browse/download/stream/play recorded files and play livetv.
> > current problem is that livetv for small devices works only for analog
> > cards, since mythtv server does not have live transcode support, so DVB
> > cards with a MPEG-2 video (big resolution) should not work on 770 or
> > We recently requested a patch to mythtv server to allow the remote
> > device to
> > request the transcode of recorded programs (in the case some records are
> > MPEG-2 encoded), but livetv transcoding is still a big issue not solved
> > yet.
> > The libmysqlclient dependency is almost removed from gmyth, we are
> > moving to
> > retrieve the data via http/xml. But while this dependency is still
> > there, it
> > is possible to download the libmysql binaries from gmyth sourceforge
> > download page (http://sf.net/projects/gmyth).
> > <http://sf.net/projects/gmyth>
> How about a new project, mythwebservice, that can serve http requests
> for information from the database, returning XML. Sounds like someone
> could whip the basics together in a few weeks with the right tools, and
> it wouldn't require changes to anything else. Any app on the box can
> read the database. Layers are king!
> > I am glad to see that some mythtv users also have a 770 or N800 device.
> > someone here is interested to contribute to this "mobile mythtv
> > please, be our guest....
> I was *very* close to buying one, but it didn't have quite the mix of
> software I needed. Though I did recently retire my Zaurus
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