[mythtv-users] What major features are planned for 0.27?
jedi at mishnet.org
Mon Nov 26 18:47:05 UTC 2012
On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 09:47:43AM -0600, Jim Oltman 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.
>> for short intervals and >>| for long intervals seems an obvious sort of
convention. With enough buttons on a remote there should be enough stuff that
fits into your idea of obvious.
You only have to do it once and it saves a lot of bother.
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