[mythtv-users] Question about 0.24 osd.xml values

Dave Sp davespmyth at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 09:23:14 UTC 2011

On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 11:20 AM, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>wrote:

> On 04/04/2011 12:12 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> > On 04/04/2011 06:06 AM, Dave Sp wrote:
> >> Mike,
> >>
> >> Above, you wrote "the only sensible way to allow that level of
> >> [timeout] control is to have the theme control it".
> >>
> >> As a start, I created an enhancement ticket
> >> ("http://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/9706") with patches to allow
> >> theme control of the three current OSD timeout values.  Should I have
> >> assigned the ticket to a component other than "Video/OSD Rendering"
> >> for the patches to be considered for inclusion?
> > Video/OSD Rendering is perfect.  I'll take a look at it, soon, and see
> > if I can get agreement from other devs on the approach, then ensure it
> > goes in.
> >
> > Thanks a ton for the code--and I apologize for not replying earlier.  I
> > should have mentioned that the "interim" patch you had was better not
> > applied.  In general, we tend to take the "no capability is better than
> > an incorrect shortcut" approach.  I didn't reply because I had planned
> > to actually have written code like you submitted by now.  I figured it
> > would be easier to just write the patch (since I really wanted it, too,
> > for myself), and then mention that it's in.  Glad you got it done,
> though.
> Heh, and sorry for taking so long to notice the ticket.  I was just over
> 2600 miles away from my MythTV box for the last week, so I got a bit
> behind on reading tickets.  I just noticed that you submitted the ticket
> over 3 days ago.
> Mike
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No problem.  Also, let me know if GetOSDTimeouts can be done more
efficiently; it's my first attempt at parsing XML, so the function might
have overkill.  :-)

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