[mythtv-users] Possible Addon Idea -- Program Suggestions
ijr at po.cwru.edu
Fri Jun 25 19:34:41 EDT 2004
On Friday 25 June 2004 07:20 pm, Scott Nicholson wrote:
> Does it have to run on MythTV.org? If all the data were stored in a MySQL
> database, an imaginatively-built query could probably retrieve a list of
> suggestions, with no logic required on the server side. (I'm not a MySQL
> guru, but I know enough that I think something like this would be possible,
> if the database were constructed correctly).
> In that case, all you'd need is a server with an open port for MySQL
> connections (require a username/password, both to identify viewing data and
> to protect the server from unauthorized use.) All the logic could be on the
> But the ability to specify the server in the myth settings would be great
> for those who wanted to go their own way.
> Just a few thoughts, but this has me interested enough that I'll probably
> spend some time putting together some fake data to try mysql queries on...
Well, in my experience, there's a good bit of processing to do for decent
quality collaborative filtering, so having a server component really helps.
The processing and data set could indeed be pushed down to the client side,
but, I think a centralized server would be better for this.
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