[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #7690: internal dvd player: DVD Menu button not displayed properly on some DVDs in 0.22
J.Pilk at tesco.net
Fri Jan 28 22:45:07 UTC 2011
On 28/01/11 22:16, Robert McNamara wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 2:06 PM, John Pilkington <J.Pilk at tesco.net
> <mailto:J.Pilk at tesco.net>> wrote:
> On 28/01/11 20:41, MythTV wrote:
> #7690: internal dvd player: DVD Menu button not displayed
> properly on some DVDs in
> Reporter: skamithi | Owner: robertm
> Type: defect | Status: closed
> Priority: minor | Milestone: 0.25
> Component: MythTV - DVD Playback | Version: head
> Severity: medium | Resolution: Fixed
> Keywords: | Ticket locked: 0
> Changes (by robertm):
> * status: accepted => closed
> * resolution: => Fixed
> Almost certainly fixed in .24+, don't know how this was missed
> until now.
> Ticket guidance suggests that commenting on closed tickets is not
> encouraged or useful, so I'm posting to the dev list.
> This ticket has just been closed, but DVD menu buttons are still far
> from perfect for DVDs created by MythArchive. They used to be
> better several years ago, perhaps around 0.21, as Stanley said, and
> I suspect they probably got broken as a result of attempts to outwit
> uncooperative commercial DVDs. Usually, but not always, vlc gets it
> right, so it's more likely to be a player problem.
> That's not relevant to this particular ticket, for which the sample is
> no longer even available. Add to that the fact that DVD Menu button
> handling *has* been largely fixed and this ticket is unsolvable beyond
> the resolution above.
> I've tended to choose my MythArchive theme to get a menu that would
> work, albeit with badly positioned or incomplete buttons, but as far
> as I remember non-animated themes often don't show buttons at all.
> Attempts have been made in the past by me and others to draw
> attention to these problems and a I remember one other cut-down .iso
> being posted, but in the end it seems simpler to accept that this
> isn't a matter of great importance or interest in the dev world and
> just use the unpolished product as is - or use another player.
> I'm sorry your issues aren't being addressed at a speed acceptable to
> you. We can only fix bugs as fast as free time allows. If you have
> solutions or concrete diagnostic info showing *why* the issues arise,
> that will tend to push them higher in the queue. Outside of that you'll
> unfortunately need to live with work getting done as quickly as our
> mortgages will allow.
> I should also note that every single ticket opened by you which is > 60
> days old has been closed as "fixed" where a valid issue existed.
> It's hard to argue that you're not getting adequate service. I'm not
> interested in a flame war with you, just in maybe asking you to think
> about whether exasperated and passive-aggressive commentary to a bunch
> of people just trying to make something nice available, for free, are
> the best way to get what you want.
I'm not interested in a flame war either. I just wanted to point out
that, although the ticket has been closed, very similar problems do
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