[mythtv-users] What major features are planned for 0.27?
gravityhammer at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 15:52:06 UTC 2012
On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 10:47 AM, Jim Oltman <jim.oltman at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 9:45 AM, Jerry Rubinow <jerrymr at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 10:31 AM, Jim Oltman <jim.oltman at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 8:43 AM, Simon Hobson <linux at thehobsons.co.uk>wrote:
>>>> Dean wrote:
>>>> **** And, yes, I really mean "VCR" buttons, and not DVR buttons. IMHO,
>>>>> fast forward and rewind are only actions performed by people who are
>>>>> thinking in VCR terms. DVRs are random-access, so there's no need to fast
>>>>> forward, and I can't think of a situation where you'd get a benefit from
>>>>> fast forwarding versus just skipping some appropriate-for-what-you're-
>>>>> **skipping amount.
>>>> +1 to that. I don't use FF/RW at all - I only ever use the jump keys.
>>> I disagree. FF/RW are very important...I have problems understanding
>>> some dialog sometimes, and it's nice to be able to RW to hear it. Plus,
>>> sometimes the commercial skip isn't perfect (or just plain doesn't work)
>>> and I need to FF through commercials. I see no reason to get rid of this
>>> crucial functionality.
>> I agree with you as far as the problems (needing to re-hear dialog,
>> manual commercial skip), but I find jump back 7 seconds/jump forward 30
>> seconds to be infinitely preferable to FF/RW to solve them. What makes
>> jump bad for you to the point where FF/RW is crucial for these problems?
> The fact that I have them set at defaults of jump forward 10 minutes and I
> don't remember what jump back is. I just want to use it. I don't want to
> dink with every little setting.
> Left and right should default to skip backwards 5 seconds and forward 30
secs, respectively. Much easier than FF/REW, IMHO.
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