[mythtv-users] google tv

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Mon May 24 20:02:42 UTC 2010

On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 3:56 AM, Simon Kiteley
<simonkiteley at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 3:01 PM, George Galt <george.galt at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Totally agree. Lots of brilliant people have contributed to the development
>> > but it take a different kind of business mind to move quickly to something
>> > that is idea for every day use. I think MythTV has made impressive progress
>> > to this with the latest version but only a commercial 'type' approach will
>> > really focus on getting what is really needed rather than adding new cool
>> > features etc.
>> I'm not really sure where your "usability" issues are.  My 75+ year
>> old father uses MythTV without issue, and my 4 & 6 year old kids do as
>> well.  While it can be a little complicated to set up (though the wiki
>> and distributions like Mythbuntu and Mythdora make it very easy), it
>> seems that once set up, anyone can use it.
> Well I suppose not many "really needed" things are lacking but when
> you can consider that the slightest thing can put someone off then a
> slick solution is idea if you want something to go beyond the
> hobbyist. I'm sure your father and children are grateful to have you
> to sort out all the silly bits but probably wouldn't be using it if it
> wasn't for you.
>> Can you describe what
>> "usability" issues you have, or other things that are "really needed"
>> that are lacking?
> For me - episodes listed newest first by default. Two many setup
> options.

Which two are those?

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