[mythtv] More scheduling scheduler
paulx at andreassen.com.au
Tue Apr 11 05:48:35 UTC 2006
On Tue, 11 Apr 2006 05:07 am, David Engel wrote:
> > I'm thinking a combo-box for priority order:
> > 1. Channel/card priority (no preroll/overtime scheduling)
> > Current behaviour.
> > 2. Channel/card priority then preroll/overtime priority
> > Don't move to a lower priority channel or card for
> > preroll/overtime. 3. Preroll/overtime priority then channel/card priority
> > Move to lower channel or card to keep preroll/overtime.
> > 4. Hard Preroll/overtime (with Channel/card priority)
> > Make Max Barry happy.
> I don't want to go down that rat hole of hard coding combinations of
> priorities. The whole point of having the user assign numeric values
> to various priorities is to let them specify what is most imporatant
> to them.
So using a numeric values for preroll/overtime priorities is the correct way
to do it. Sound like a good idea.
> > Most shows are on half hour blocks. Most often two minutes before and
> > six minutes after is enough. It gets worse after midnight until 6:00am.
> > I use five minutes before and ten minutes after to catch just about
> > everything.
> Two and six minutes are pretty reasonable. What if, on the odd
> chance, programs start 5 minutes apart, what would you do then?
> Regardless, other people will use much larger times just because they
> can, so this will probably have to be handled sooner or later.
I can see how this is important and should be handled correctly. Maybe a as
much as possible approach.
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