[mythtv-users] [RFC] Proposed settings rework

Tony Lill ajlill at ajlc.waterloo.on.ca
Thu Nov 5 17:54:15 UTC 2009

Chris Pinkham <cpinkham at bc2va.org> writes:

> * On Wed Nov 04, 2009 at 03:25:23AM -0500, Patrick Davila wrote:
>> I would be happy if "skip commercials automatically" was checked by default.
> I wrote most of the commercial flagging code and I don't even use
> Auto-skip, so I would not want this option turned on by default.
> I don't use 'notify' mode either.  Auto-skip ON should be a
> conscious decision by the user if the decide that the commercial
> flagging works well enough on their recordings to allow it to auto-skip
> during playback.  Even in places where the flagger does work well, it
> still may not work well on some channels, so enabling auto-skip by
> default across the board should be a user decision based on the
> channels they record from.

I've often though that commercial skip should be a per-channel flag,
not to complicate things or anything!

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