[mythtv-users] [old] Re: XvMC and libmpeg2 to be dropped in 0.25
Brian J. Murrell
brian at interlinx.bc.ca
Wed Feb 9 17:19:49 UTC 2011
On Wed, 2011-02-09 at 11:43 -0500, Ryan Patterson wrote:
> But the frontend and backend of mythtv are core components.
Right, but they are (or should be) independent core components, not
components of a single core item, as your "engine block" example was. I
think I clearly delineated that when I said I would not expect to
interchange portions of a single backed with mixed versions.
The FE and BE are not components of the same core item. They are
independent items which should operate independently of each other with
a published API between them.
> example of changing wheels because of a published standard is directly
> analogous to changing the remote control on your mythTV frontend.
No. I respectfully disagree.
> yes that is easily doable because MythTV uses the published LIRC API
> for remote controls.
Exactly "published ... API". That is what should exist between the FE
and BE making them interchangeable with other versions and other
> Sorry those examples are not comparable at all.
Sorry, yes they are.
> Those projects
> support industry standards which take years (or decades) for new
> versions to be released. MythTV uses an internal protocol and
> database structure.
Yeah. That's part of the point of this whole digression of this thread.
> Now can you please explain how to use MythTV as a replacement for NFS?
I think I am done here. I've made my point and you are just being silly
and argumentative with no point. Have a nice day.
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