[mythtv-users] Parental recordings section

Boyd II, Willy wboyd at fulbright.com
Wed Sep 15 13:22:32 EDT 2004



> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org 
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of IvanK.
> Sent: Wednesday, September 15, 2004 9:46 AM
> To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Parental recordings section
> 
> 
> On Wednesday 15 September 2004 10:18 am, Jeff C wrote:
> > I have a feature idea I wanted to toss out to the group for 
> discussion and
> > consideration.
> >
> > I think it would be useful to be able to flag recordings as having a
> > certain parental level (even if it was just off/on), just 
> like you can tag
> > videos in MythVideo so they don't appear without the password.
> 
> This has been in mythvideo for a looooong time.  Dig deeper 
> in the setup 
> section :-)
> 

Original poster realized this (see the message).

> However, I'm not so sure this works for watching myth 
> recordings, and I have a 
> feeling this is what you want.
> 

Couldn't this same functionality already be accomplished with the
recording groups?  I thought those can be password protected.

> IvanK.
> 
> 
> >
> > I'm thinking of situations where the adults in the 
> household want to record
> > something that they don't want to be available to kids, or 
> even be seen on
> > the watch recordings screen.  The idea being that in 
> addition to the normal
> > show listings their would be a "Extended Listings" option 
> which would
> > prompt for a password.  The shows that were flagged with 
> that parental
> > control option would all be in there, either ordered by 
> show name or by
> > date, whatever works.  So you would loose the nice 
> Show/Episode sorting
> > inherent in the watch videos screen, but at least you would 
> keep the kids
> > out of anything they shouldn't be in.
> >
> > I'm interested to hear what others think, especially
> > multi-machine/multi-kid households.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > -Jeff
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