[mythtv] Re: Propossed change to the ProgLister
mdz at debian.org
Tue May 25 17:16:21 EDT 2004
On Sun, May 16, 2004 at 11:43:10PM -0700, Bruce Markey wrote:
> Not me. I've long believed that the InfoDialog doesn't really serve a
> purpose at this point other than it may appear to be simplier for a first
> time user to chose from just the basic record types. However, these days,
> setting priority, profile and start and end offsets are so integral that
> it is probably a disservice to new users to not expose these options. I
> believe that most users don't discover (or read in keys.txt) that they can
> get to thses other options by pressing INFO a second time. I think it
> would be better for everyone to see just the complete 'advanced options'
> page without the InfoDialog.
That screen would need a serious overhaul before I think it would make a
good default. It's just not straightforward to use in the simple case which
is currently covered by InfoDialog.
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