[mythtv] MythTV website outdated?

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Thu Sep 4 19:15:32 UTC 2008

On Tue, Sep 02, 2008 at 08:22:00PM +0200, John van Timmeren wrote:
> > Do you mean the MythTV home page, at www.mythtv.org?
> > Or the Wiki's home page, at wiki.mythtv.org?
> Good question: I mean the MythTV home page at mythTV.org.
> >> 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.
> >
> > We don't need no steenkin' graphics.  Our code is better than theirs.  :-)
> > (Where, by 'we', I mean 'those other people who write code')
> mmm my gopher browser didn't seem to go well on the home page ;) so I

I just tried my SuSE 10.2 to see if it defaulted to installing a gopher
client; it does not.  :-)

> assume you mean excessive use of graphics... I can relate to that, i'm
> still not over the period that everyone had animated gifs on their
> homepage. And I know mythtv's code is better, thats why i'm using it.


> But seriously, I'm more concerned about the content en how its
> presented. Correct me if i'm wrong here, but isn't the goal to inform
> (potential) users and attract skilled programmers to the ongoing
> improvement of MythTV? If not I take back anything I said and find the
> website perfect as it is.

I think the goal is mostly to preclude Isaac having to answer everyone's
questions by hand, but I am so far from speaking for Isaac that you need
a map to get here.  ;-)

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