[mythtv] MythTV Usability Report

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Mon Jan 9 05:25:01 UTC 2006

On Monday 09 January 2006 00:19, f-myth-users at media.mit.edu wrote:
>     Date: Sun, 08 Jan 2006 22:27:21 -0600
>     From: Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net>
>     Steve Hodge wrote:
>     >On 1/9/06, Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net> wrote:
>     >>I agree and I think he should take the time to make a similar
>     >> evaluation of the latest code rather than spending time on things
>     >> that have already been addressed
>     >
>     >Unfortunately most people are not able to run a development version of
>     >MythTV. They only have one system with capture cards and that system
>     >must be as stable as possible as it is essentially a production
>     >system.
>     Actually most people can.  Myth is a very stable product in the SVN
>     branch compared to other projects I've used.
> *cough* Anyone who had other people depending on the operation of the
> box would have had a difficult time explaining that LiveTV was broken
> for weeks because the lead developer did the work on the mainline
> instead of a branch.  (And if your next move is to say, "But LiveTV
> isn't what Myth is about!", then why did Isaac spend so much time
> rewriting it?)
> Sure, Isaac presumably had his reasons for doing the work on the
> mainline, even though it was a matter of some controversy even to
> other developers.  

I asked the other developers _first_.  None cared if I disabled it.  Don't 


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