[mythtv] Removing UIRemoteEditType and MythRemoteLineEdit

Stuart Morgan stuart at tase.co.uk
Mon Feb 5 13:56:24 UTC 2007

On Saturday 3 February 2007 12:57, Martin Ebourne wrote:
> 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 [snip]

This whole subject came up because I wrote a patch to make it optional at the 
request of a user. Isaac said he'd rather see it removed altogether.

Now I'm in favour of removing it, but then I don't use it.

Maybe the functionality can somehow be combined with the popup keyboard. e.g. 
Pressing '1' moves the cursor around A, B and C on the keyboard etc. You 
would have to bring up popup keyboard for the number keys to behave in this 
way, so that would make things easier for those using a keyboard instead of a 

Actually, the more I think about it, the more I like that idea. It should 
satisfy everyone.
Stuart Morgan

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