[mythtv-users] Linux and on-demand content

jedi at mishnet.org jedi at mishnet.org
Mon Jan 14 15:20:30 UTC 2008


> On 13/01/2008, Dom H <speedsix.lists at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Are we going to get left out in the cold when it comes to on-demand
>> services because we use Linux?
>>
>> I'm guessing it's unlikely we're going to have usable on-demand
>> services on Linux/MythTV because of the whole DRM issue. I'm thinking
>> movies/tv programs mainly, I just can't see linux apps being allowed
>> to access this sort of content from providers.
>>
>>
>> Saying that I did rear the BBC plan to allow downloaded files for
>> linux people as part of their iPlayer service.
>
> I'm sure their plan follows a similar time scale for when scientists
> have planned to genetically modify a pig to have wings large enough
> for it to gain flight..

   You are better off just waiting for the relevant content to reach
an American public broadcast channel.

   Does anyone know why DrWho comes across as 1424x800?

   That seems an odd sort of resolution for content. Although it does
by itself to be a bit PAL-ish.

>
> Anywho, I'm just procrastinating. Back to work!

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