[mythtv] Re: Re: Re:Shutdown option on main menu patch...

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Sat Sep 20 23:29:01 EDT 2003

On Saturday 20 September 2003 11:20 am, Trey Ethridge wrote:
> I think that it being in the mainmenu.xml file commented out is a good
> compromise.  That way the user can see it and add it easily if they want
> it.

So submit a patch.

> One last thing though.  This is definitely Isaac's original concept, but
> now it's an open source project.  With that comes differing opinions and
> wishes.  I think that since this project contains more than one person's
> code, that more than one person should have say in the direction that the
> project goes.  The popular opinion should be given a fair chance.  The
> kernel works that way.  When a command decision needs to be made, Linus can
> make it, otherwise they (the other developers) get to voice their opinions
> and usually the majority rules.  If this project is only going to be ran by
> one person, then I'm sure someone will branch the code.  I'm not saying I
> will, just that it's probable and I don't think that is a good thing.  I'm
> not trying to disrespect you Isaac, I just would prefer letting users vote
> on issues like these.  I'll get off my soap box now.  :)

Looks like popular opinion disagrees with you on the shutdown button, judging 
from the responses to this thread.


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