[mythtv-users] Warning when selecting TV while every tuner is
ijr at po.cwru.edu
Tue Sep 14 17:43:34 EDT 2004
On Tuesday 14 September 2004 04:20 pm, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 01:26:44PM -0400, Isaac Richards wrote:
> > > I've got a suggestion for the dialog you get when select "TV" while
> > > every card is recording. The dialog says in more than 4 lines (in
> > > German) that the box is busy recording and that you can either delete
> > > the current recording in the "Delete"-menu or watch the recording by
> > > selecting the "Play"-menu (sorry, don't know the exact menu-items in
> > > english). This has got a very low WAF (woman acceptance factor). I
> > > would suggest:
> > >
> > > Remove the long explaining text and add more options to dialog. My wife
> > > won't read the dialog because the font is too small _and_ the text is
> > > so large (I think the main part is the text length). It would be better
> > > if there were two more options:
> > >
> > > - Skip the current recording (which will delete it)
> > > - Watch the current recording
> > >
> > > If this is a problem when some tuner are recording some programs (more
> > > than one) I would at least suggest to add an option like "go to the
> > > tv-menu".
> > >
> > > What do you think?
> > Multiple tuners.
> He did suggest that he already had more than one, in the first line,
> Isaac. My personal suggestion would be to show a menu of the current
> recordings, and ask if the user wanted to watch one of them. How hard
> might that be?
No, I was saying that his suggestion doesn't scale to multiple tuners. You'd
end up reimplementing the playback selection dialog.
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