[mythtv-users] FW: [mythtv] Filter documentation?

Kenneth Aafl°y ke-aa at frisurf.no
Sun Jan 25 02:39:55 EST 2004


Andrew Mahone wrote:
> On Sunday 25 January 2004 00:46, D Banerjee rote:
> > Once the filter setup gui interface is up, I think most of 
> > these questions should be eliminated/self explanatory (i.e.
> > the description field for the filter). Perhaps a one liner
> > added to the Playback/Recording sections of the HOWTO
> > explaining that you _can_ setup filters. The real problem
> > is right now that you can't set them up without really
> > knowing what you are doing/editing the database.
> 
> I don't know MythTV well enough yet to go messing with the 
> GUI, though, and a filter selection screen could be very
> complex (consider that filters may be used twice in a chain,
> etc).  Until somebody has time to do this messy work, some
> docs on how to specify filters would probably be very 
> helpful, and shouldn't take long to write.  Don't forget,
> mythweb also allows you to edit channel filters, and you
> can specify a filter string for playback, so there are
> some easy ways to enter filter strings, but no 
> documentation at all on how to construct a valid fiter
> string.

Users, please voice your opinion on this as we are closing
the .14 release and trying to minimize bugs.

[Isaac: please do something to my subscription, but I belive
 that it is also so important that a cross post is relevant.]

Kenneth



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