[mythtv] Proposed work on MythVideo - Re-tool video-manager forlarge libraries, Add the concept of a 'series'

Xavier Hervy xavier.hervy at bluebottle.com
Thu Sep 18 22:38:40 UTC 2008

Matt S. wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 1:23 PM, xavier hervy
> <xavier.hervy at bluebottle.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, 2008-09-18 at 13:11 -0400, Matt S. wrote:
>>> On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 1:07 PM, Joe Ripley <vitaminjoe at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 10:59 AM, Matt S. <skd5aner at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Also, while I'm hear... might I throw out a tagging system for
>>>>> mythvideo.  Would be nice to be able to tag videos such as "comedy",
>>>>> "animation", "notyetwatched", "favorite", etc.
>>>> I think the current incarnation of MythVideo already has this... it's
>>>> called 'Categories'.  You can assign each video to a given category
>>>> and then filter based on that.
>>> Joe - can you assign multiple categories to a single video (n:1) or is
>>> it a 1:1 assignment?
>> 1:1
> That's what I thought... However, it would be nice to include
> "tagging" with an n:1 ration so that you could look up movies that fit
> multiple categories.  A single move could be tagged "Suspense",
> "Favorite", "AwardWinner", "etc".  That's the beauty of tagging, and I
> think it was brought up as one of the things San was working on.
> Anyway - I know this is the dev list, and unfortunately, I don't have
> a patch so I'll just leave it at that and hope that maybe a dev will
> take up the challenge of picking up where San left off (or maybe San
> will come back around and pick up where he left off).
Genre does already this but not category. unfortunally the interface 
doesn't allow the user to modify the genres (set by the grabber)

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