[mythtv] MythTV Usability Report

Tom E. Craddock Jr. sigtom at sigtom.com
Mon Jan 9 05:08:51 UTC 2006

f-myth-users at media.mit.edu wrote:
> If MythTV had fewer usability issues, it would probably decrease mail
> volume on the -users list at least, and also lead to a lot less wasted
> time by newbies trying to set it up and/or use it, and less time by
> more-experienced users trying to help them.
> But improving MythTV usability is currently a giant Catch-22.  Why?
> (g) What new user is going to run SVN?  For one thing, it takes a
>     large committment to do so having not even tried the product at
>     all, and for another, it requires monitoring both -dev and -commit
>     (and maybe -users), all incredibly high-volume, before even
>     starting to compile anything, much less use it.

The OP is already a member of -dev...they posted thier "USE"ability 
report, not on the -user list, but on -dev; and they are not running 
SVN.  Am I the only one who thinks this is Bass Ackwards?

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