[mythtv] Official Thread: Mythtv.org Redesign

Rob Smith kormoc at gmail.com
Fri May 11 00:13:47 UTC 2007

On 5/10/07, Jean-Philippe Steinmetz <caskater47 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Fair enough. As for myself, I have always heard of MythTV as "the ultimate
> PVR." The PVR that trumps all others in terms of features and performance.
> Never was mentioned that Myth was a "developers only" app. So to me that is
> mainstream, not a developer to developer mantra. I can't tell you how many
> times i've used my DirecTV DVR and said to myself "man, i wish this damn
> thing could do X" which is almost always a feature in MythTV. So if its a
> developer to developer approach that its meant for, then great, go with the
> existing approach. But I do still feel that my structure thoughts have good
> purpose even for the developer to developer community. Also, the whole
> purpose of the project is so that people will use it... i've never heard any
> developer on any project say "i wrote this because i wanted to create
> something nobody will want to use except for myself."
> Just my thoughts.
> Jean-Philippe

Sure, it's not bad ideas, nor am I saying we should make it hard for
new users, but removing all the main focus (developer content) from
the page does seem a bit wrong when it's all about the devs, it just
happens that others can use it as well.



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