[mythtv-users] Linux and on-demand content

Steve Daniels steve.p.daniels at googlemail.com
Mon Jan 14 07:56:56 UTC 2008

On 13/01/2008, Dom H <speedsix.lists at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Are we going to get left out in the cold when it comes to on-demand
> services because we use Linux?
> I'm guessing it's unlikely we're going to have usable on-demand
> services on Linux/MythTV because of the whole DRM issue. I'm thinking
> movies/tv programs mainly, I just can't see linux apps being allowed
> to access this sort of content from providers.
> Saying that I did rear the BBC plan to allow downloaded files for
> linux people as part of their iPlayer service.

I'm sure their plan follows a similar time scale for when scientists
have planned to genetically modify a pig to have wings large enough
for it to gain flight..

Anywho, I'm just procrastinating. Back to work!

Steve Daniels

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