[mythtv-users] The future of MythTV

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Tue Jun 8 09:00:05 UTC 2021

On 08/06/2021 09:55, Per Jessen wrote:
> John Pilkington wrote:
>> On 04/06/2021 20:39, Per Jessen wrote:
>>> Also, the ability to specify the language of the audio stream(s) when
>>> recording would be nice - I get lots of recordings in languages I
>>> don't understand.
>> Playback in Mythfrontend has the NEXTAUDIO key, by default + , which
>> ought to step through the available options.  For DVB-T/T2 in the UK I
>> think that usually gives an
>> audio-description-for-the-visually-handicapped track, but you will
>> probably have others.
> Yes, that works very well, but it would be nice to say "record this
> title, but only if it has sound in one of (lang1,lang2)"  - popular
> series are often broadcast in many countries, and often in local
> language only.  Back when "The Big Bang Theory" was a big hit, I would
> have recordings in four-five different languages :-)
> With Swiss telly alone it can be an issue too, but it is easy to tidy
> up.

I would be suprised if there was sufficient meta data available for the
scheduler to be able to make this decision.

With digital tv these days, they typically broadcast multiple languages
in different streams at the same time, so a single recording would have
all the broadcast languages in it


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