[mythtv] Removing UIRemoteEditType and MythRemoteLineEdit

Stuart Morgan stuart at tase.co.uk
Fri Feb 2 23:14:25 UTC 2007

For those that don't know, these allow cell(mobile)phone style text entry 
using number keys in certain places throughout mythtv. I'm inviting 
discussion on the removal of these from the code.

Arguments for that would include:
1)  The 'new' popup keyboard provides the same functionality and actually 
improves on it, allowing more characters and full case shifting etc.
2)  For those using keyboards it makes entering numbers difficult.
3) It would go some way to simplifying and standardising the UI. There is no 
pattern to the use of the remote entry types, some places use them others 
don't. Reducing the number of text entry widgets would remove confusion over 
which should be used in any particular context and improve consistency.

P.S. UIRemoteEditType appears to be just a wrapper around MythRemoteLineEdit?
Stuart Morgan

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