[mythtv-users] Integrating non-traditional program sources into MythTV (won't tell you what it 'was:')
jedi at mishnet.org
Wed Jul 23 14:59:13 UTC 2008
On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 08:50:57AM -0500, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 8:35 AM, Andrew Close <aclose at gmail.com> wrote:
> > the program guide definitely makes sense for broadcast programs (i.e.
> > tv) especially since that's a very common or 'standard' way of viewing
> > program data even if you're not familiar with Myth. however, i agree
> > that it may not be the best way to display other media that isn't
> > necessarily on a time schedule. but something similar, say a program
> > matrix, could be potentially used with the same sort of look and feel.
> > you could probably even mix and match between traditional broadcast
> > 'tv' and nuveux media (podcasts, vodcasts, webcasts, etc). the user
> > doesn't necessarily need a time/date grid to know what's available for
> > recording/capturing/downloading. they just need to know what is
> > available and that it will show up on their system in the next week or
> > so. not knowing anything about the code for the existing schedule
> > guide, i'd still guess that this would be best implemented separately.
> You mean a matrix like a gallery view in MythVideo? :)
No. Something resembling a TV Guide grid would make much more sense.
Plus I'm not sure the matrix in the mythvideo gallery view is
as well ordered as a Guide Data grid. Guide data is just a line
for any particular channel, not a matrix.
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