[mythtv] Removing UIRemoteEditType and MythRemoteLineEdit

Martin Ebourne lists at ebourne.me.uk
Sat Feb 3 12:57:06 UTC 2007

On Sat, 03 Feb 2007 00:22:36 -0700, Justin Luitjens wrote:
> If it is already implemented and working then why not have it as an 
> option that can be enabled or disabled.  This would eliminate the 
> concerns raised in point 2.  Point 1 isn't grounds for removing it as it 
> provides a different functionality that some may find useful.  And 3 is 
> a coding problem that can be easily remedied. 

There are many good reasons not to make it optional, read the following,
or one of the many other discourses on this subject:


The phone pad text entry has annoyed me for a long time, I vote remove

Besides, most phones these days use predictive text and so behave
completely differently to this number entry system anyway.



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