[mythtv-users] Roku to release SDK to open set top box to 3rd parties

Kevin Kuphal kkuphal at gmail.com
Tue Sep 30 18:55:05 UTC 2008

On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 1:52 PM, Dan Littlejohn <dan.littlejohn at gmail.com>wrote:

> Uh, ever heard of the Roku?  You can stream content to it.  The netflix
> streaming is, what, wmv encoded?  Just wondering if someone might find a way
> to decode it with what they make availaible in the Roku API.

Hi.  The point Brad was making is that Netflix streaming is DRM protected,
available only on Windows platforms and was discussed ad-naseum when the
Roku was introduced and it was quite clear that it isn't possible to view
this content on a non-Windows platform other than the closed Roku box.

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