[mythtv-users] The purpose of a Secondary Backend is...

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Mon Jun 23 17:20:37 UTC 2008

Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> I never considered LiveTV as a viable way of watching TV until my  
> roommate came home from the hospital. I set up a frontend in a private  
> room for him to relax and discovered that he just wanted to watch Food  
> Network all day long. So I guess LiveTV makes sense for people who  
> watch TV mostly to kill time. He doesn't even mind commercials - just  
> considers it part of the TV viewing experience.

I rarely use LiveTV, but I do like it for the occasional special event
that I want to watch "in realtime" -- New Years' Eve celebrations, for
example, or Presidential election coverage, or major breaking news events.

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