[mythtv-users] What major features are planned for 0.27?

Jim Oltman jim.oltman at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 16:46:26 UTC 2012

On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 10:13 AM, Jerry Rubinow <jerrymr at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 11:09 AM, Jim Oltman <jim.oltman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 9:56 AM, Stephan Seitz <
>> stse+mythtv at fsing.rootsland.net> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 10:45:38AM -0500, Jerry Rubinow wrote:
>>>> 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?
>>> If you use FF/RW you get a visual feedback where you are and can stop.
>>> If you jump XX seconds back or ahead you don’t know where you are.
>>> There are scenes in movies which are boring so I use FF to play faster
>>> while I can still see the scene.
>> Prime example:  Matrix: Reloaded
>> During the "dance/sex" scene.  BORING/Dumb.
> There's a whole other discussion for whether that entire movie should be
> skipped, but to the point, those are not the uses you said FF/RW were
> crucial for.

Just making the point that FF/RW are still used quite often, regardless of
the movie/show.  Granted, I still use skip ahead 10 minutes when I
accidentally back out of a show/movie without bookmarking.
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