[mythtv] mythtv-dev Digest, Vol 66, Issue 30

John van Timmeren vantimmeren at gmail.com
Tue Sep 2 18:31:57 UTC 2008


Thanks for the info, the redesign looks different, better and still
the same. Nicely done.

I still have some suggestions about the content, is Chris Petersen
also the guy to talk about that? I've not found the time to look at
the threads you send (all work and no play :( ), but look into that
next weekend.


> Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 12:35:46 -0400
> From: "Michael T. Dean" <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>
> Subject: Re: [mythtv] MythTV website outdated?
> To: Development of mythtv <mythtv-dev at mythtv.org>
> Message-ID: <48B82562.70906 at thirdcontact.com>
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> On 08/29/2008 10:04 AM, John van Timmeren wrote:
>> While working on the MythTV manual (mainly the DVB part at the moment)
> Out of curiosity, if you're talking about the official MythTV HOWTO (
> http://mythtv.org/docs/ ), or as linked from the MythTV homepage (
> http://mythtv.org/modules.php?name=MythInstall ), you are editing the
> SVN trunk version of docs/mythtv-HOWTO.sgml , right?  Or, if you're not
> confident of your SGML skills, at least creating plain text (no HTML)
> updates (i.e. as patches to docs/mythtv-HOWTO.txt ).  The documentation
> maintainer has asked for updates only to the SGML or the plain text.
>> I was looking at the MythTV homepage. With all respect... It looks
>> like the Mythtv home page is outdated in content and format?
>> Only release information seems to be up-to-date? I find the website
>> not matching the looks of MythTV and the the given content is not very
>> compelling to atract new users and developers. Especially when looking
>> at other pvr projects like http://xbmc.org or
>> www.team-mediaportal.com.
>> If needed I can help with the content and structure of the website,
>> but graphics are not my thing.
> There were several large threads about a redesign of the MythTV homepage
> (see, at least,
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/dev/263525#263525 ).  There
> has also been a /lot/ of work done toward it, however, the person
> working on it, Chris Petersen (the guy who originally made, and is still
> a main developer on, MythWeb) has been busy with other things.  He
> usually hangs out on IRC, if you want to try to talk with him.
> I /think/ this is the current mockup of the new design:
> http://newmyth.forevermore.net/ .
> Mike

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