[mythtv-users] How Does Commercial Flagging Work?

Darryl Hirschler Darryl.Hirschler at practiceworks.com
Wed May 14 15:33:54 UTC 2008

How did I know somebody would say "look at the source"?  If we ever want
Linux to take off, we need to try to offer better explanations to

Anyways, I believe the commercial flagging works by looking for a blank
frame.  I think it also studies the station logo.


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[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Marc Randolph
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Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] How Does Commercial Flagging Work?

On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 1:52 PM, Brad DerManouelian
<myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> On May 9, 2008, at 11:21 AM, Big Wave Dave wrote:
>> You may want to start by looking at:
>> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Commflagging
>> The "configuration" section gives some hints of what is going on.
> And then look at the source code. It will tell you *exactly* how it
does it. <...>

which can be found here...

A high level overview can also be found here:

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