[mythtv-users] reprise: improve frontend usability: working with a slick remote

Steve Hodge stevehodge at gmail.com
Wed Mar 28 13:17:09 UTC 2007

On 3/28/07, come se fosse antani <antani at gmail.com> wrote:
> My "dream" is to use a very slick and little remote (like wiimote, for
> example) to control a rather complex app like mythfrontend; instead of
> using e.g. 7 buttons for "stream movements" (like stop, play, pause,
> rew, fwd, ffw, rrw) why not ONE "movement button" and then an osd on
> screen to use together with the usual up,down,right,left?

Aren't you just talking about trading "number of buttons" for "number of
button presses"? The resulting remote may well look better, but I suspect
the improvement in usability will be less than you expect (if there is any).

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