[mythtv-users] [RFC] Proposed settings rework

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Nov 4 19:15:09 UTC 2009

On 11/04/2009 07:22 AM, Simon Hobson wrote:
> Christopher Kerr wrote:
>> With many people submitting their particular situation as evidence it
>> should be one value or another, doesn't it prove that this setting is
>> user-configurable for a reason?
> I was just thinking that myself. Also, since the program has to 
> include functionality to "skip unless it's more than x" then it would 
> seem that there isn't the code cleanup reason to remove this. Ie, the 
> code is virtually identical whether x is a compiled in fixed value or 
> fetched from a settings database.
> I think it's the only one in the list I'd disagree with removing.

Again, I would bet that the vast majority of people talking about the 
length of commercial breaks are not using this setting or don't realize 
its effect (and, therefore, may actually be better off not using it).  
See my previous e-mail.


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