On Aug 19, 2007, at 9:06 PM, John Reiter wrote:

> Jonathan Hudson wrote:
>> And can be remotely controlled programmaticly via its telnet
>> interface.
>
> That might be something worth looking into.  Thanks!
>
> John
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VLC (videolan.org) is very cool, quite good.
Has python bindings, so Ruby bindings should be doable!