I’ve found a kind-of solution to my problem. Although not too relevant to firefly, I thought i’d share it with you all. First, i’ll re-clarify what I ultimately wanted to achieve; Using iTunes as a Remote Control for my Roku M1000 Soundbridge:
Hi Andy…sounds pretty cool, but seems like alot of trouble (with downsides that you mentioned in your post) if all you want is to remote control your Soundbridge from a PC or PDA.
Here’s a couple of links you might want to check out:
and the “Control Applications” section of this page:
Assuming you’re not really trying to synch playback with iTunes, I think there are several apps that will let you control Soundbridge playback from a PC or PDA with a library browser-like interface.