[mythtv] Development task list:
ijr at case.edu
Wed Oct 5 22:35:49 UTC 2005
On Wednesday 05 October 2005 06:17 pm, Ed W wrote:
> >I'd love to see someone do a "smart remote" app that'd run on a pda. Two
> > way communication, preview vids, etc. I've got an Axim x50v just beggin
> > to be put to use like this. =)
> Doesn't that run windows...?
> Probably it crashes to often to be useful as a remote control ;-)
> Are you familiar with the Xine architecture? I think perhaps the way
> they have gone by separating the GUI from the player is the right route.
Right - that's mostly why libmythtv has all the video playback code, and the
UI is mainly in programs/mythfrontend.
> Consider that we already moved the mythmusic audio code into mythlib.
> Perhaps we should move in the code which plays the audio files as well
> (since it's only a special case of a movie player where there is no
> video!)? The visualisations can be moved into their own library so that
> they can be shared. Then the music player quite literally becomes a
> very thin wrapper
That would be good, or just use mfd's stuff. =)
> If we did the same with the TV code (and thereafter everything else)
> then we have a really interesting setup... Not sure how to stream the
> previews to a remote viewer though?
The problem comes if there's a separate app that's handling the actual video
playback different from the rest of the UI. Getting that into the right
window can be tricky with the different windowing systems/OSes.
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