[mythtv] MythTV and Twitter

Bill Williamson bill at bbqninja.com
Fri Nov 28 21:35:27 UTC 2008

On 28/11/2008, at 11:57 AM, Brad DerManouelian  
<myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:

> On Nov 27, 2008, at 3:18 PM, Colin Guthrie wrote:
>> Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>>> 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. :)
>> Cool. Please share that when you're done :)
>> But I think you raise an important point that could help Charles  
>> which
>> is that it's probably not a full blown myth plugin that would be
>> needed
>> to do this but some kind of script (perl/python/whatever) that can
>> load
>> the twitter information you want and just pipes it to the OSD on your
>> frontend.
> I poked around a little and couldn't find anything that would give the
> Facebook Live Feed back to perl. Facebook's Perl API allows you to
> post things to your facebook feed, but they really don't like you
> getting Facebook info and using it in your own applications. I've
> already spent more time than I was willing to put into it. :)
> -Brad
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