[mythtv] Suggestion

Erik Karlin e_karlin at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 9 11:39:01 EDT 2004

On Fri, Apr 09, 2004 at 11:02:20AM -0400, Gary Franczyk wrote:
> Hello.. I have a suggestion that I thought of after reading today's article
> on slashdot.  They are talking about a DVD player that automatically edits
> out "bad" parts of DVDs.  It apparently has a database of 500 movies and it
> knows which parts to skip.
> It would be cool to automatically edit out the naughty bits of DVDs and tv
> shows for kids.  Could MythTV use a sort of CDDB-style database of movies,
> to know where the bad parts are and cut them out of movies?   Maybe even
> drop the audio on bad words?  Of course, this same database could be used in
> the opposite direction so that you can watch only the bad parts. >;-)
> That way, if the child-protect is in, Myth tv can detect the DVD MPAA
> rating, plus, if a "edit" flag is set, then allow the movie to be played,
> but the bad parts are cut out.
> What do you think?
kinda like a commercial cut list for movies

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