[mythtv] Re: [mythtv-commits] Ticket #136: OSD bahaviour change when channel surfing

Simon Kenyon simon at koala.ie
Wed Jul 20 10:15:59 EDT 2005


On Wednesday 20 July 2005 14:22, Ivor Hewitt wrote:
> Simon Kenyon wrote:
> > On Wednesday 20 July 2005 13:54, J. Donavan Stanley wrote:
> >>MythTV wrote:
> >>> when you press the up or down arrows to change to the next/previous
> >>>channel the OSD displays the current channel (for a brief period),
> >>>changes channel and then displays the new channel. given that you can
> >>>find the details of the current channel with "i" or "o" and also given
> >>>that changing channels will never be fast enough and also given that the
> >>>OSD can cause a lot of stuttering, would it make sense to not display
> >>> the current channel?
> >>>
>  >>Use browse mode or use the EPG.  Channel surfing by hitting chan
>  >>up/down repeatedly is stupid on a Myth box.
> >
> > i suppose i expected that sort of response :-(
> > but not from you
> >
> > anyway, i was just making a suggestion
>
> I disagree with the stated problem....  and the response. :)
>
> 1. the problem isn't with it showing the current channel (and I think
> when you're clicking up and down that is a useful visual feedback).

the issue is that...

guess what - the issue has gone
i was so used to the old behaviour that i never checked to make sure that it 
was still there - and it isn't

when you press up or down, the picture freezes, the channel changes and the 
osd comes up displaying the new channel.

this must have changed in the last few days.

thanks to whoever did that!

> The problem is the osd stuttering, and that can and should be adressed.
>
> 2. IMHO there's nothing wrong with channel surfing on a myth box.

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