[mythtv] "Flagging" Videos

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Sat May 6 18:54:37 UTC 2006

On Sat, May 06, 2006 at 03:33:55PM -0400, Chris Pinkham wrote:
> * On Sat May 06, 2006 at 06:22:23PM +0200, Roger Martensson wrote:
> > I'm planning to implement a Flag-show mechanism. I thought I should write
> > here first to see if someone here is already working on such a thing or if
> > there is a better way to do it.
> You're better off just using something like Recording Groups to have
> "His", "Hers", "Ours" groups and just move things into the appropriate
> group if you watch something without the other person.  So, by default
> recordings go into 'Ours' (or 'Default'), then when you watch something,
> move it into 'Hers', then if she watches something in 'Hers', she knows it
> is safe to delete.  Ditto for her moving things into 'His' when she
> watches them.
> I doubt a patch like you're describing would be accepted since it's easy to
> do this already with the Recording Groups.  Themes can be modified to
> display the Recording Group if they don't already, so you could easily see
> on-screen that a recording was in 'His', 'Hers', or 'Ours.'

With all due respect to a great hack, Chris, that works with a couple,
but the implicit combinatorial explosion of a family of 5 would
probably make it impractical.

-- jra
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