[mythtv] [patch] Reorganized Setup

Dan Morphis dan at milkcarton.com
Mon Apr 19 21:15:25 EDT 2004


Kenneth, please don't scrap your patch.  I honestly think its a good 
road to hoe.  Everything has been kind of shoe-horned into the setup 
over time.  I myself have gotten a little fustrated at times at having 
to go through half a dozen screens to save one setting.  Especially one 
that is more of a tweak than set and forget type of setting.

Using some of JDS's feedback, what about a "Misc" option for some of the 
screens?  Conglomerate all the 1 - 2 entry items on to that page instead 
of individualizing them?

Just a thought

-dan

Kenneth Aafl°y wrote:

>On Tuesday 20 April 2004 01:44, J. Donavan Stanley wrote:
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>>So far, I've only skimmed through things.  Here's my initial impressions:
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>>1) Overall it seems as though you've reduced the number of steps in each
>>"wizard" by making more menu options.  In some cases this is a good
>>thing but in other it's a bit silly, several screens have only two
>>options on them, do they really warrant their own menu item and dialog?
>>2) It seems to me that the Size/Offset section belongs with other
>>appearance related items, possibly overscan as well.
>>3) UDP notify port could probably be moved to someplace other than
>>playback, it's only valid during OSD but it really has nothing to do
>>with playback.
>>4) The file setup_tv_rec_priorities.xml appears to be missing.
>>
>>The biggest drawback I see is #1.  I think you might have gone too far
>>in your quest to reduce the wizard steps...
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>Bah, it was worth a shot, patch scrapped.
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