[mythtv] MythTV Usability Report

Donavan Stanley jdonavan at jdonavan.net
Mon Jan 9 03:49:05 UTC 2006

Craig Tinson wrote:
> My views are summed up by what Myles said - users really should not
> need to read the manual where possible. Let me be clear what I mean by
> users here - I don't mean the techie dude who set up the box, but I
> mean the moms, dads, girlfriends, boyfriends and hangers on in the
> living room.

I'm sorry but that's absolute BS.   Of course the users should need to 
read the manual. A VCR comes with a manual for crying out loud.  Any 
usability study for a suite of software as complex as MythTV that 
doesn't involve some sort of basic user knowledge or R of TFM is 
seriously flawed. 

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