[mythtv-users] Silent HDTV Front End

Dean Collins Dean at collins.net.pr
Thu Jun 30 21:08:28 EDT 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Mudit Wahal
> Sent: Thursday, 30 June 2005 8:54 PM
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Silent HDTV Front End
> The whole idea of using mythTV, Tivo, etc (or any DVR for that matter)
> is not plan your life around the TV. It probably also means not plan
> your life around the DVR (trying to
> configure/maintain/upgrade/debug/tweaking/whatever you want to call
> it).
> I think people should realize that its *just an application*, not a
> religion. One needs to sit down in front of the TV and enjoy it too !
> Whatever use of the application fits your needs. You dont want to make
> yourself fit to the application, even if it means going out of the way
> and spending exobirtant amont of money.
> The attitude of some people on these mailing list seems to be
> My(th)Way or HighWay. New people exploring myth would like to know the
> alternatives of enjoying the myth experience. I dont think every one
> is into PC building/configuring etc. Having a civil discussion in a
> civil forum/list is helpful, but shouting, cursing, etc will only put
> the new explorers away.
That's ok, it's a development stage of MythTV.

I saw the same thing when I was involved with Asterisk during it's
growth stages, eventually it will be an out of the box experience and
people will find other things to bitch about.

It just needs more development and a little more consistency in the user


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