[mythtv-users] Always record like TiVO (was Re: OT: Interestingstudy on HDD failure by Googlelabs)

Steve Hodge stevehodge at gmail.com
Tue Feb 20 00:54:19 UTC 2007

On 2/20/07, Trey Thompson <treythompson at gmail.com> wrote:
> I was a 5 year TiVo user before going to Myth.  I think his point is
> that you can sometimes sit down, see some show in progress, and think,
> "Oh wow, I'd really like to see that full (news story, sitcom, movie
> that just started, etc...), and if you just hit record, it transfers
> the "ringbuffer" into a recording for the current show, and will start
> from 30 minutes in the past.  So, I could sit down 15 minutes into
> some show I didn't know was on, or I don't normally record, and
> capture the whole thing.

Ok, but how that better than having recorded the whole show from the start?
And the show before this one? We're not arguing that the TiVo functionality
isn't useful (at least if you use LiveTV at all), but we're saying that
there are better options to achieve the desired result.

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