[mythtv] [ANNOUNCE] torrentocracy = rss + bit torrent + myth
quintesse at palacio-cristal.com
Mon Jun 21 11:39:39 EDT 2004
Renchi Raju wrote:
>On Mon, 21 Jun 2004, Isaac Richards wrote:
>>On Thursday 17 June 2004 03:04 pm, Gary Lerhaupt wrote:
>>>I have taken Renchi Raju's mythnews plugin, revamped the GUI
>>>(borrowing from mythweather, adding a second page), and added
>>>enclosure parsing/downloading to enable bit torrent downloads from
>>>Myth. I am calling this project Torrentocracy.
>>If you can think of a _better_ way to get this project shut down, I'd be
>>interested in hearing it. Thanks for the Slashdot story, too. Now Myth is
>>going to be associated with illegal p2p crap for anyone who read it.
>i would like to chime in and say that this is a quickfire way of ensuring
>that mythtv will be branded as a project with legal burdens which
>would be enough to scare away a lot of us wanting to setup a
>"family-clean" project at home.
>since the code is gpl, you are free to do whatever with it. but i would
>like to request that my name be removed from the copyright messages
>present in the source code and the readme.
Well it seems that there actually are people who hear two things
mentioned together and jump at conclusions so probably you were right Isaac.
Strange world we live in.
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