[mythtv] Re: [mythtv-commits] mythtv siparser changes....
rtjacob at earthlink.net
Thu May 5 16:51:33 UTC 2005
Quoting Stuart Auchterlonie <stuarta at squashedfrog.net>:
> > >While we are talking about major TODOs there will be a need for a
> > >mechanism for the frontend to tell the backend which PIDs it wants.
> > I think this would be much simpler done if the backend simply records all
> > streams given in the channel description. The front end can then pick and
> > choose which streams to play. This will allows you to record interactive
> > content, teletext, subtitles... and then maybe later when viewing select
> > the stream you want to listen/watch though the interactive interface or a
> > manually cycle through all (suspected) audio/video streams.
> What about when you need to pick a program off a different transport
Sounds like an issue that will make InteractiveTV only really usable when using
livetv and caught up.. I never really understood how one would use mheg from a
recording with the type of setup you are talking about over there in the UK
unless you recording the entire transport stream but that sure would eat up hdd
> Streams that the mheg application wants are coded in the form
> It is theoretically possible that a different transport is being used
> is it not????
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