[mythtv] Bruce, a question for you about schedules

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Fri Jun 22 19:26:03 UTC 2007

On 6/22/07, Bruce Markey <bjm at lvcm.com> wrote:
> David Engel wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 21, 2007 at 08:53:23PM -0500, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> >> have a pointer.  I've been considering the idea of adding a simple feature
> >> to Myth where, if you have an upcoming showing of a progam recorded by a
> >> power search (such as I do for Premier episodes of shows), that you could,
> >> when selecting the upcoming episode, be given another option (along with
> >> don't/never record, edit options, override) that would allow you to set up a
> >> separate title/program specific rule as if the showing was not already being
> >> recorded.  As it stands now, I have to wait or remember to look for the show
> >
> > Good idea.  Something like this has occurred to me in the past, but
> > I've never taken the time to flesh it out.  As Bruce already noted,
> > this could be useful for non-search rules too.  About the only rule
> > type it doesn't make any sense on are manual recording rules.  Single
> > and override rules are debatable.
> Singles can be changed to a recurring type so I think there would
> be no need and only confusing for the offer. There have been times
> that I wanted to change an override to recurring but I think these
> were all a variation of this same circumstance. If I clicked "Record
> anyway" on an inactive premiere I may have wished I could change
> it to a recurring type but if we had a "Add a new rule" button then
> this would not be an issue.
> I think the underlying function should allow creating a new rule
> when there is an existing rule for the showing under any
> circumstances but then limit the criteria for when the button
> is offered.

Just adding a vote for this.  I would definately use such a feature.

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