[vdr] RfC: add encryption and compression to VDR

Steffen Barszus steffenbpunkt at googlemail.com
Sat Nov 13 13:02:06 CET 2010


On Fri, 12 Nov 2010 23:10:23 +0100
Dieter Hametner <dh+vdr at gekrumbel.de> wrote:
> The live-plugin has support (contributed by third party developer)
> for SSL connections to its internal web-server. See the README file
> in LIVE for more details.
> 
> The concept how LIVE works as plugin could be generalized to provide
> a 'generic' (SVDRP like) access via xml-http(s)-requests or via JSON
> etc.

I like this idea a lot - additional advantage is that the access that
way should be easier for the accessing applications.

> The general disadvantage of such an approach is, that it creates an 
> 'officially unsupported' way to control VDR remotely. I mean it does
> not get 'standardized' by Klaus :)

As long as more than one project is using this, it should be fine. 



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