[mythtv-users] No one secertly working on a mythtv spotify plugin?
slick at alum.mit.edu
Sat Mar 27 10:30:30 UTC 2010
XBMC is open source and offers Last.FM
<http://wiki.xbmc.org/index.php?title=LastFM>Perhaps you could use their
code as a starting point?
On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 9:25 PM, Mw <meatwad2021 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/18/2010 2:46 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> On 03/18/2010 03:18 PM, Christopher Meredith wrote:
>>>> On 03/18/2010 02:28 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> So, the only way to use last.fm in MythTV without violating its ToS
>>>> is by
>>>> popping up MythBrowser pointed to the website. That works, now.
> Doesn't Last.fm have an API specifically for the purpose of building
>>> third-party plugins like this?
> I thought that was only for sending the "What I'm currently listening
>> to" or play count info to the server, but it seems that you can do radio
>> (only) with a paid subscription. http://www.last.fm/api/radio
> I do not have a paid subscription (I'm in the US) and the Last.FM
> player/client on my Squeezebox streams radio, just no access to 'My
> Playlists', 'Loved' and 'Tagged' tracks. It scrobbles your local music of
> For any of you UK and German folks with a Symbian smartphone such as a
> Nokia or Sony/Ericssen UIQ, the FL/OSS app Mobbler is a fantastic
> player/client with active development. It works fine in the US but AFAIK
> you'll likely have to pay full price for an unlocked phone because none of
> the US carriers have embraced Symbian phones.
> From the Last.FM site:
> Do I need to pay to listen to the radio?
>> If you live outside the UK, US and Germany then Last.fm Radio is a
>> subscriber feature. This was changed on 22 April 2009; you can read more
>> about the changes here.
> > http://blog.last.fm/2009/04/22/radio-subscriptions
>> If you live in the UK, US or Germany:
>> If you live in one of these three countries, you can listen to Last.fm
>> Radio for free (with the exception of subscription premium radio features:
>> listening to playlists and stations of music you've loved or tagged).
>> If you live in another country:
>> As a Last.fm user living in a country other than the UK, US or Germany
>> you get a 30 track free trial before you need to subscribe to listen to
>> Last.fm Radio.
> Short answer: The radio API is fair game to become a myth plug-in, just
> with the limitations described above.
>  I could be wrong because I stopped paying attention to the US mobile
> phone market in 2007 after ordering a Nokia N95 from Am at zon.
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