[mythtv] RE: Commercial detection/skip using blank frames

Matt Zimmerman mdz at debian.org
Tue Feb 25 09:00:38 EST 2003

On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 12:43:55AM -0500, Chris Pinkham wrote:

> I think the flag would be best. Here's a scenario when a cutlist exists:
> - flag set (indicating manual cutlist)
> 	- regular cutlist code is executed jumping across cut like it does now.
> - flag not set or NULL (indicating automated cutlist)
> 	- if autocommercialskip is set then skip cut same as manual cutlist mode.
> 	- autocommercialskip NOT set then skip only if user hits 'Z'.
> If the flag is not set then I would think the user should be able to FFWD
> into the cut area manually if they wanted if autocommercialskip is not set. 

If we broke this out into a separate table, we could store any number of
types of positions in it by setting a type column (editing marks, commercial
marks, scene change marks, chapters, bookmarks).  Though, if you can merge
the commercial skip list and the cut list, it doesn't make sense at this

 - mdz

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