[mythtv-users] [RFC] Proposed settings rework

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 21:07:45 UTC 2009

On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 11:57 PM, David Knight <dlknight at sdf.lonestar.org> wrote:
> On Fri, November 6, 2009 12:58 am, Nick Rout wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 1:46 PM, Richard Morton
>> <richard.e.morton at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> maybe this is a little ambitious, but a communit submission of
>>> settings by trusted members may be workable in the following
>>> scenario...
>>> create profiles that meet requirements:
>>> - Freeview in the UK (DVB-Tv UK profile using EIT)
>>> � - using certain **very** supported v4l cards such as the hauppauge
>>> Nova-T500
>>> - freesat
>>> � �- using dvb-s hauppauge card
>>> the idea being reducing the barriers to entry by creating presets for
>>> common scenarios so that user can find it eaier - if having certain
>>> sets of hardware. Lets be frank to setup a myth box people have
>>> usually bought hardware specifically for the job, and therefore lets
>>> get those users up and running quickly, once they have it working
>>> maybe they'll work with it to tweak there settings and maybe help us
>>> to create profle (such as dvb-t in the uk with a profile for radio
>>> times xml feed, or a profile for freesat with radiotime, etc.). I am
>>> not saying that we should remove the capability to "tinker", but
>>> merely introduce more to mythtv, as it works so well out of the box
>>> and so that they are intrigued enough to tinker and assist...
>>> More user equals more feedback and assistance, surely ????
>> How many transmitters are there for DVB-T in the UK?
> Hi Nick,
>    There is a PDF on the following website which lists the active Digital
> transmitters in the UK:
> http://www.dtg.org.uk/industry/transmitters.html

I don't really care how many there are. My point is that no one
template can fit all.

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