[mythtv-users] remote frontend on a Mac

Yan Seiner yan at seiner.com
Thu Dec 17 13:25:49 UTC 2009

lee wrote:
> It's a client/server architecture, using a database and optionally
> using multiple frontends. But that's just, sorry, bullshit without
> having multiple users. Imagine a big insurance company or a bank with
> their data on a server (cluster), multiple frontends in their
> dependencies/offices all over a country or all over the world --- but
> they have only one user who has full administrator rights for the
> whole system, so each employee can do anything. Imagine an ERP system,
> but it can have only one user who has all the rights to everything: no
> company would use that.
> Or take amazon as an example: Every customer can do everything, like
> adding and removing articles, deleting other customers' orders, create
> orders for other customers, access their payment information, schedule
> backups, whatever. That would be ridiculous, and that is just how
> ridiculous mythtv is.

Clearly you're expecting myth to be something it's not.  It's a *home 
PVR to be used among trusted users*.



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