> where is the point ?
> lirc already works via the network and i see no serious use-case to put it on the web at all.

There’s certainly room for having a web page-based way to trigger lirc and related events.  That’d allow for using just a plain old browser on the client side instead of a custom app.
 
Besides, the project’s for school and seems a reasonably decent idea for an assignment.
 
-Bill Kearney