[mythtv-users] Compelling drop-in replacement for PVR-350?
kuphal at dls.net
Thu Mar 23 22:52:52 UTC 2006
Mark Johannessen wrote:
> On 3/23/06, Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net> wrote:
>> Chris Farris wrote:
>>> AFAIK, they are only dropping direct support for the PVR350 in mythTV
>>> itself. The ivtv-fb method of watching TV will still be supported.
>> *sigh* I don't think anyone has officially declared that any support
>> for the PVR-350 is being dropped. If anything, it is likely to get
>> stale because there isn't anyone in a position to maintain it. What
>> this effectively means is probably not clear but I think it is a bit of
>> a misstatement for people here to keep declaring that support is being
>> dropped as if Isaac announced it on the website.
> It has been asked in this thread but not answered ... is it true that
> the possible lack of future support will not affect the use of a
> PRV-350 as a video capture/ encoding device but will affect it as a
> video output/decoding device?
I believe any discussion of such a lack of development was on the MPEG-2
hardware decoding side only.
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