[mythtv] Recorded show file format (FAQ)

Isaac Richards mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Tue, 24 Dec 2002 13:46:57 -0500

On Tuesday 24 December 2002 10:35 am, Lego Andy wrote:
> Isaac Richards <ijr@po.cwru.edu> wrote:
> > You _could_ just read the mailing list archive, but I suppose that'd be
> > too much to ask.
> I do agree, reading mailing list archives is a good thing. I guess my
> email was more complain about faq not working. Sorry if that sounded
> wrong.

Ok, that's fixed.  No more faq on the website.

> Huh, why not if I may ask? Mythmusic can rip cd-s and put them on the
> disk. Why wouldn't mythtv after it rips tv put files in some familiar
> format on the disk? Also, then the interface for playing pre-recorded
> shows could play any videos just like mythmusic does. For example, I
> have video camera, I should be able to transfer video in digital form
> via firewire to computer and then watch it on tv? I guess this is
> importing of video, which I haven't seen in mythtv either.

Mythmusic ripping cds is _importing_ the cd into the UI.  That's completely 
different from an option to _export_ the video from mythtv's internal format 
and putting it into something that mythtv can no longer play.