<br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 2/7/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">Ross Campbell</b> <<a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>> wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
On 2/6/07, Chris Henderson <<a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>> wrote:<br>> the wife has told me she would love to be able to read her emails on the 42"<br>> Plasma using the mythbox.
<br><snip><br>> So i go looking for anything that will allow her to read her email on myth.<br>> I try a few searches on gossamer and google and didnt find much, so i tried<br>> the wiki, and what do you know there is one, mythMail.
<br><snip><br>> Or can anybody suggest another way to achieve the wife's wants, so i can get<br>> more hardware!!!!!!!<br><br>Well, mythbrowser and a keyboard will work for most webmail.<br>You can force mythbrowser to launch firefox and I'm sure it will work
<br>for nearly all webmail.<br><br>I had one other wacky idea that looks like it just might work...<br><br>If you can get email as an rss feed, you can READ it with MythNews.<br>So, off to google, and 3 minutes later I find an "atom" link for gmail.
<br><br>(question: Does mythnews support atom?)<br><br><a href="https://USERNAME:PASSWORD@mail.google.com/mail/feed/atom">https://USERNAME:PASSWORD@mail.google.com/mail/feed/atom</a><br>( ref: <a href="http://forevergeek.com/geek_resources/gmail_rss_feed.php">
http://forevergeek.com/geek_resources/gmail_rss_feed.php</a> )<br><br>So... if you can get webmail with an rss feed... or if mythnews<br>supports atom... you could READ your email on mythtv with the remote<br><br>Here's something from Freshmeat that can take a pop mailbox and make
<br>an rss feed: <a href="http://freshmeat.net/projects/conceptrm/">http://freshmeat.net/projects/conceptrm/</a><br><br>fetchmail+conceptrm could make this happen.<br><br>But... would it be better to have a simple IMAP client in mythtv -
<br>maybe with a per-user password entered on keypad and make it simple to<br>navigate with arrow keys/enter/escape? Maybe smart T9 text input and<br>virtual keyboard for composing email responses? I don't know...<br>
<br>I think I'll stick with a laptop for email while I watch TV :)<br></blockquote></div><br>Hi Ross,<br><br>thanks for your reply. It does seem like myth is missing an email client, but i guess people dont really want to read there emails via that medium.
<br><br>thanks for the thoughts.<br><br>CH<br><br>