[mythtv-users] NetFlix MythTV integration

Big Wave Dave bigwavedave at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 22:54:45 UTC 2008


On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 2:23 PM, Kevin Kuphal <kkuphal at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 10:30 AM, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> I got an email that I can now use NetFlix's Watch Now feature on my
>> Mac. It requires Microsoft's Silverlight plugin. I did a quick search
>> and found the Moonlight project (open source version of Silverlight)
>> http://www.mono-project.com/Moonlight
>>
>> So now I'm curious if we can start thinking about a Watch Now feature
>> in MythTV using Moonlight. Any thoughts?
>
> The day Netflix announces support for Linux browsers, let us know.  Until
> then, it is a non-starter.
>
Technically Netflix hasn't released it, but I just saw:
"Boxee adds Netflix movie downloads."
http://www.deviceguru.com/boxee-adds-netflix-movie-downloads/

If Boxee is able to manage it with their Ubuntu based system, it must
be doable without a Netflix provided solution.

Dave


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