[mythtv] mythtv/master commit: 0e84bfed2 by Michael T. Dean (sphery)

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Sep 20 02:19:07 UTC 2011

On 09/19/2011 08:59 PM, David Engel wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 08:45:04PM +0200, Markus Schulz wrote:
>>   for a left-to-right organized menu...
>>   but imagine a menu organized from right-to-left.
>>   then the intuitive way to open a child-menu was pressing cursor-left
>>   instead of cursor-right.
>>   therefore you have four operation modes depending on menu-orientation:
>>   - bottom-up:  CUR_UP=SELECT  CUR_DOWN=BACK
>>   - top-down:   CUR_UP=BACK    CUR_DOWN=SELECT
>>   - right-left: CUR_RIGHT=BACK   CUR_LEFT=SELECT
>>   looks like an option the theme developer should manage (he knows the
>>   orientation of each menu) or perhaps there is a safe calculation
>>   possible?
> I believe this has been suggested before.  I was for it before and
> still am.  It would have been nice if it could have been done before
> the code was changed, but what's done is done.


but anyone interested in making a patch really should present a complete 
design for approval before spending much time on it, since I know that 
several of the theming/UI devs have ideas of how it should work.


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