[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #4879: use some slack on recording starttime
stuart at tase.co.uk
Fri Sep 11 00:00:43 UTC 2009
On Thursday 10 Sep 2009 23:42:52 MythTV wrote:
> For the record, I'm OK with something like the patch attached to this
> ticket for single, timeslot and weekslot recording rules. I'm not OK with
> the other suggestions I've seen for changing the rules. I'd much rather
> see the power of custom rules be made more accessible. One idea I have
> percolating is to add custom recording clauses that could be enabled or
> disabled easily in the recording rule editor for regular rules. The new
> clauses would probably be presented much like the "Post Recording
> Processing" options.
I think most people, when being reasonable, are only looking for a fix for
single, timeslot and weekslot rules. Fuzzy time matching in those scenarios is
also unlikely to do any harm, even when enabled by default which is what I
Although I appreciate the power of custom rules, I think they will always
remain something for the power user and even with some clever presets
accessible through the schedule editor which is a great idea, it's not the
'one touch' record ideal we should be aiming for. It's certainly not something
that I'd expect to have a high WAF or pass the granny test.
That's why I think the fuzzy time matching for single and timeslot recordings
needs to be enabled by default, without the addition of more settings, or
options to the schedule editor.
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