[mythtv] Watch/Delete Recordings

Tako Schotanus quintesse at palacio-cristal.com
Tue Apr 20 09:44:38 EDT 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org 
> [mailto:mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of J. Donavan Stanley

> Select should be the "action" key.  Presenting the user with choices 
> should be the the behavior of the menu key IMO.

In my reaction to this email I referred to SELECT as well (although I
did put a (MENU?) somewhere)  but I meant teh MENU button as well. I
agree with you completely that SELECT should perform a context related
default action while MENU should show a choice of actions.

> >There are other keybindings
> >for the choices (for quick action) and an option in the 
> setup to control
> >whether the SELECT key brings up the menu or it defaults to 
> a particular
> >choice.  I think this gives us the most flexibility as well 
> as explicitly
> >showing the new user all the choices available to them 
> instead of expecting
> >them to hunt/find them.  
> >
> If we're consistent in that:
> 1)  Select performs the default action.
> 2)  Menu presents you with a list of additional choices (if any).
> The new user doesn't have to hunt, and you don't make press 
> more buttons 
> than necessary.

Exactly, it's that level of consistency that I think would make Myth
even greater than it already is :-)


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