[mythtv-users] Telnet/winremote

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Thu Nov 8 16:03:08 UTC 2007

On Thu, Nov 08, 2007 at 07:57:03AM -0800, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> On Nov 8, 2007, at 7:49 AM, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> > Has it occurred to anyone -- or has anyone already implemented -- a
> > windows app (or one for Linux, for that matter), which, when focussed,
> > takes keystrokes from the keyboard, and feeds them, appropriately
> > pre-processed, to the telnet port of its configured frontend?
> >
> > This would save my sister and I a lot of time handing the IR  
> > keyboard back
> > and forth.  :-)
> Web-based ones are OS-independent and quite effective. I use one to  
> control from my laptop, iPhone, whatever happens to be in my reach at  
> the moment.

How would a web-based one hot-catch all those keys?  Are webapps much
smarter than I think they are?  ;-)

For ease-of-use purposes, what I'm after is something that exactly
duplicates the keys you'd hit on the keyboard connected to the front
end's Xserver, in case I wasn't clear on that...

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