[mythtv] Re: Re: Re: Ticket #255: Improved scheduling of consecutive programs with pre-roll/overrecord

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Fri Sep 30 15:48:31 UTC 2005

David Engel <gigem at comcast.net> writes:

> On Thu, Sep 29, 2005 at 09:37:21PM -0400, Isaac Richards wrote:
>> On Thursday 29 September 2005 06:48 pm, David Engel wrote:
>> > 3. Limit the existing pre-roll and post-roll settings to 30 seconds
>> >    maximum.
>> My global pre/post roll settings have been set to 3 minutes each for several 
>> years now.
> How often do those 3 minutes actually matter?  I use 5 seconds for
> pre-roll and 15 seconds for post-roll and has always been enough for
> my needs.  If 30 seconds is too small, suggest another value.

Those extra three minutes have mattered to me (actually, I have mine
set to 60 seconds, but the point remains -- I've actually lost some
trailers because 60 seconds wasn't long enough).

       Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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