Get Iplayer for Windows

Nick Ludlam nick at
Sat Aug 13 09:59:16 EDT 2011

On 13 Aug 2011, at 13:22, Jon Davies wrote:

> On 8 August 2011 11:47, David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at> wrote:
> On Sun, 2011-08-07 at 21:38 +0100, dinkypumpkin wrote:
>> On 04/08/2011 20:21, David Woodhouse wrote:
>>> I would love for someone to step forward and maintain the Windows stuff.
>> I won't volunteer to take over permanently because - like David - I
>> don't use Windows much and prefer to keep it that way.  However, I may
>> be able to provide a bit of short-term help.
> I started to look at building a fresh install package for Windows, and
> started down the road of building the dependencies for windows first,
> hence the new build of AtomicParsley.
> The thing I was scratching my head about and wondering how best to
> solve was the eternal problem of updating things for windows.  For
> Ubuntu, it's easy - I just maintain a package archive and it just
> works.  for windows I contemplated building something separate to do
> the updates, but then I changed jobs and started to work for a living
> and ran out of time.
> I'm happy to help maintain the windows version (though I don't use
> get_iplayer on windows either), but can't commit a great deal of time
> to it.  It might be better if I commit to maintain windows builds of
> AtomicParsley (not that it's very hard...).  Platforms I *am*
> interested in maintaining are ubuntu and the d-link dns-323 NAS.

There's a port of Sparkle to Windows, which may be worth a look, as Sparkle is so lovely to implement on OS X.

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