[mythtv-users] Re: Mascot? (Was: commercial detection causing backend to stop)

Nathan Ziarek htpc at ziarek.com
Wed Aug 25 14:40:40 EDT 2004

Part of me hates to do it (like I am gloating), but the other part of me is
very proud, so:

Yay! Someone liked Iulius! =)

Nothing else to see here. Move along.


> From: Bruce Markey <bjm at lvcm.com>
> Reply-To: Discussion about mythtv <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 02:25:24 -0700
> To: Discussion about mythtv <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Re: Mascot? (Was: commercial detection causing
> backend to stop)
> Isaac Richards wrote:
>> On Wednesday 25 August 2004 02:38 am, Bruce Markey wrote:
>>> Michael J. Sherman wrote:
>>> ...
>>>> Having come up with several themes, I can say it's quite hard to keep up
>>>> with all the small GUI changes that get made over time.  Also, I do not
>>>> run every myth module (recipe? I don't need no stinkin recipes), so I
>>>> cannot see all the changes that must be made for each module.
>>> This isn't (necessarily) an answer to keep a customized theme
>>> up to date but there is an easy way to continue to use old
>>> themes. The trick is the use the "ui.xml" from the blue theme.
>>> The theme will still have it's background, menu layout and fonts,
>>> images, etc. Pages like the Watch Recordings, Schedule Recordings,
>>> Program Finder, etc. will have the same layout as "blue" so all
>>> these pages will be up to date and will work.
>> I really dislike color swap themes.  Kind of pointless, if you ask me.
> Noted =). Generally text is white, highlight is yellow and
> the record color is green and this looks okay on top of most
> backgrounds. This never worked for "liquid" because it has a
> nearly white background. The point is that you can use old
> themes without any manual changes. I still really like "iulius"
> for it's simplicity and uncluttered functionality.
> However, shortly after I sent this it struck me that with the
> new mythui stuff, old themes may not work anymore so this is
> probably a bad time to suggest this ;-).
> --  bjm
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