Vista Media Center Extender

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Vista Media Center Extender

Postby dcrera » Mon Nov 03, 2008 3:12 am

Hi,

What about extending Mainlobby to Vista Media Center ?

The possibilities are endless.

Your thoughts ?

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Postby CinemarDave » Mon Nov 03, 2008 6:49 pm

DVDLobby already has been ported to Vista Media Center. We have done a lot of research into a full port of MainLobby into Media Center. There is a high probability that it will happen but we cannot say when.

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Recipe Database

Postby DaveB » Thu Nov 20, 2008 9:35 pm

This has been a request for many years, and has had several attempts at success. Is there a comprehensive solution available for a Recipe manager similar to the Drinks database? It is one of those items that would generate a huge WAF if done well.
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Postby CinemarDave » Thu Nov 20, 2008 10:09 pm

The DrinkFinder plugin goes to a stable Internet site and grabs the recipes from the online database. This works well because drink recipes are fairly standard. There are many similar sites for food recipes as well. The challenge is that everyone has their own unique recipes and that requires a local database. The database is relatively easy. But is everyone really going to type all their family recipes into MainLobby?

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Postby DaveB » Thu Nov 20, 2008 10:27 pm

Well I see the need for both. I have a fairly large database of family recipes in a database. Many do not, but that would be a local choice. I see the need for a internet based solution as with the drinks database that would allow local input or formatted import.
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Postby dcrera » Thu Dec 18, 2008 8:43 am

Ok, back to me.

When can we expect to have Mainlobby ported to Vista Media Center ?

Anything in beta ?

Looking for lighting control (home automation)

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Postby CinemarDave » Thu Dec 18, 2008 11:41 am

Yes you can. But we cannot give you a specific date other than some time in 2009.

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Postby dcrera » Fri Dec 19, 2008 12:07 am

Great, 2009 could be your bumper year


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