[mythtv-users] Warning when selecting TV while every tuner is recording

Markus Meissner mlist at meissner.it
Tue Sep 14 18:53:55 EDT 2004


On Tuesday 14 September 2004 23:43, Isaac Richards wrote:
> On Tuesday 14 September 2004 04:20 pm, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 01:26:44PM -0400, Isaac Richards wrote:
> > > > I've got a suggestion for the dialog you get when select "TV" while
> > > > every card is recording. The dialog says in more than 4 lines (in
> > > > German) that the box is busy recording and that you can either delete
> > > > the current recording in the "Delete"-menu or watch the recording by
> > > > selecting the "Play"-menu (sorry, don't know the exact menu-items in
> > > > english). This has got a very low WAF (woman acceptance factor). I
> > > > would suggest:
> > > >
> > > > Remove the long explaining text and add more options to dialog. My
> > > > wife won't read the dialog because the font is too small _and_ the
> > > > text is so large (I think the main part is the text length). It would
> > > > be better if there were two more options:
> > > >
> > > > - Skip the current recording (which will delete it)
> > > > - Watch the current recording
> > > >
> > > > If this is a problem when some tuner are recording some programs
> > > > (more than one) I would at least suggest to add an option like "go to
> > > > the tv-menu".
> > > >
> > > > What do you think?
> > >
> > > Multiple tuners.
> >
> > He did suggest that he already had more than one, in the first line,
> > Isaac.  My personal suggestion would be to show a menu of the current
> > recordings, and ask if the user wanted to watch one of them.   How hard
> > might that be?
>
> No, I was saying that his suggestion doesn't scale to multiple tuners. 
> You'd end up reimplementing the playback selection dialog.

And how hard would it be to add the choise to go to this dialog?

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Beste Gruesse / Best regards Markus Meissner


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