[vdr] Videgor is missing on the plugin list on http://www.cadsoft.de/vdr/plugins.htm

Rene Bartsch ML at Bartschnet.de
Wed Sep 6 13:20:04 CEST 2006


>> Videgor works with a VDR patch that allows to list the EPG and add
>> timers
>> up to 14 days in the past. If there is a timer which can't be handled by
>> the own tuners - including timers in the past - Videgor tries to gather
>> the chunks from other Videgor nodes which have recorded finnish MTV3 on
>> last sunday ;-)
>
> Funny thought. Are only those channels recordable via videgor that are
> viewable with the system?
>
> Let's say that persons a-x have purchased a subscription to some movie
> channels and person z hasn't, but can nevertheless get the epg program
> listings for that channel. Now person z installs videgor and some of the
> persons from a-x have also sone so.
>
> Person z selects a subscriber only channel program from past to be
> recorded and videgor gets it for him from those other videgor
> installations?
>
> Just thinking of the implications on a larger scale so that we don't get
>  some distributors breathing down our necks. :) So, if you have
> subscriber only channels, then it's best not to install videgor?

As Videgor is a research projekt from the university of Karlsruhe
(Germany), legal issues have been handled, too.

Just go to the 'technical introduction' link on videgor.net ;-)

Renne





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