[mythtv] MythTV and Twitter

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Thu Nov 27 22:04:28 UTC 2008

On Nov 27, 2008, at 1:20 PM, Charles Iliya Krempeaux wrote:

> Hello,
> The MythTV wiki says you should "ask" on this mailing list to see if  
> your MythTV plugin idea has already been done or not.  So I'm  
> asking....
> So as a project that I can use to learn how to write a MythTV  
> plugin, and at the same time, do something that seems would be  
> useful for some people, I thought I'd write a MythTV plugin that  
> lets you see Twitter updates on your TV.  (Kind of like how some Set  
> Top Boxes will show the phone number and name of the person calling  
> your phone, on the TV.)
> Has anyone else done this already?
> Note... I'm already aware of this: http://www.nugatory.co.uk/~mark/2007/08/29/twitter-your-mythtv-recordings-with-a-perl-userjob/ 
>   And what's I'm proposing is different than it.

I haven't seen anything like that. Sounds like a great idea. I'm more  
of a facebook person so you've prompted me to look into writing a perl  
script to parse through facebook status updates and display them in  
the osd. Thanks. :)


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