[mythtv] Callsigns was Re: Channel sorting problems...

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Fri Jul 7 00:06:49 UTC 2006

Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
> What is the general opinion on how channels with the same callsign
> should be treated in the program guide?
> If you are scheduling recordings, the scheduler doesn't care which
> station you pick. It only cares about the callsign and input/card
> preference. But if you are in LiveTV and pull up the EPG, it will
> switch cards if you pick one not on your current card.
> So the EPG in LiveTV should probably show both, while the only 
> argument for doing that with the scheduling program guide is for
> consistency with the LiveTV EPG.
> I'm leaning toward restoring the old behavior for both where channum
> and callsign are needed to match for the EPG not to show the duplicate.
> But I just want to solicit other opinions first.
I think the existing method is best.  Myth used to, as you note, show 
both but it was changed for a reason and I don't see any reason to 
change it back.


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