[mythtv-users] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #4578: Recordings Sports Feature

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Feb 4 18:33:21 UTC 2008

On 02/04/2008 08:48 AM, MythTV wrote:
> #4578: Recordings Sports Feature
> Comment:
>  I don't believe I saw this anywhere else on a wishlist so I thought I
>  might suggest it. I use my MythTv to do alot of recording sports. There is
>  nothing worse than getting close to the end of a good close game and the
>  MythTv stops recording because I didn't record long enough. I was thinking
>  about it and thought that maybe something can be developed to guard
>  against that. I thought that maybe what can be done is to use an internet
>  source with sports scores that give the score and how much time is left,
>  what period it is in, what quarter it is in, what inning it is in or
>  whatever, and the mythTv will record until it says that the score is
>  Final. I am a Software Developer and wouldn't mind trying to add this
>  feature myself, but I don't know how to go about developing for MythTv. If
>  you can tell me what you think about this idea, and if you think it is a
>  good viable idea then if you could point me in the right direction for
>  developing for the MythTv I would appreciate it.
> Comment:
>  Feature request without a patch.  Suggest discussing the idea on the
>  development mailing list.

Especially since there is already a script in existence that some users 
are using to do exactly this type of thing.


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