[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #4658: Lirc Improvment

Xavier Hervy xavier.hervy at bluebottle.com
Thu Feb 14 09:34:04 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-02-14 at 09:42 +0100, raptor jr wrote:
> >It's not clear to me what problem exists that this will fix. 
> >
> >Lirc works fine for me now. This looks like this could break my
> existing 
> >setups. 
I sure I will find a way to not break existing setup... I have some Idea
for this problem
> >
> >If there is a real problem that needs to be solved, I am all for
> that. But 
If to reconfigure some button on the remote need to restart mythfrontend
is considered as a problem, so yes there is one
If checking in mythcontrol to see what button is configure and how is
not possible, I see it as a problem too.
Being able to configure a new remote simply by pressing a button on it
to inform mythtv of the existence, Is not (for my point of view) a toy,
but a real plus for this project to
If user confort is not important to you, it is to me as I like to use
mythtv ;)
> >if it is not broken, let's not fix it. There are plenty of real
> problems 
> >that could use attention. 
Possibly, but each developer have is own priority, beside as plugin will
have to be rewrite for the new UI, it is the perfect timing ...

> >
> >Tom
> And i think this is great work. It would make myth more userfriendly.
> As it is now it is not very easy or intuitive to map your remotekeys
> to actions in myth.
> Having said that i know that the myth project is not about being
> userfriendly but i
why not ? :) User friendliness is what it is all about, you can have a
great software but with a user friendly way of configuring it, is would
stay "just" a great software.
> would use this patch for sure if it gets finished. And i think it is
I do want to finish it, and I have some Idea to make everybody happy.
>  good that someone
> both have the knowledge to make additions to myth and think
> that usability is as 
> important as other features.
> Keep up the good work Xavier.


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