[mythtv-users] Preserve This Episode

Justin jd2660 at hotmail.com
Wed Jan 9 11:29:49 UTC 2008

From: "Kevin Kuphal" <kuphal at dls.net>
Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2008 9:02 AM
To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Preserve This Episode

> On Jan 8, 2008 8:54 AM, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
>> On Jan 8, 2008, at 4:12 AM, Bruce Nordstrand wrote:
>> > What exactly does "Preserve This Episode" mean in the latest trunk
>> > builds?
>> I searched the archives and found that Preserve This Episode will not
>> auto-expire the program if you have a Max Number of Recordings rule
>> that says to auto-expire when the limit is reached in order to record
>> a new episode. For example, let's say you have a rule to record a
>> maximum of 5 episodes of iCarly and set it to auto-expire the oldest
>> one when a new one comes on to record, but you REALLY love the one
>> where Spencer makes a butter sculpture and want to watch it over and
>> over again. You can Preserve This Episode and it won't auto-expire due
>> to the max recordings rule.
> This is correct.  :)  I know because I added it a long time ago (to me) as 
> a
> feature I loved from my ReplayTV days.  I have indeed used it to save the
> Friends episode where Joey speaks French (Oh' De Foof).
> French it up!
> Kevin

Just wondering, how is this feature different from just disabling auto 
expire on one recording?

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