[mythtv-users] how to improve Myth (was "OT: I'm streaming Netflix on my Linux box")
myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Oct 8 02:48:11 UTC 2008
On Oct 7, 2008, at 7:18 PM, Magnus wrote:
> Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>> They've already cornered themselves in their respective rooms and are
>> redesigning the entire foundation the UI is built on.
> This is very good to hear.
> If I may suggest something for consideration and discussion, though, I
> think there are some back-end considerations to keep in mind as well.
> So all of the media known to Myth is available through one
> interface, as
> opposed to a bunch of disjointed plugins each giving their own
> interface. Yes, plugins are still extremely valuable for describing
> Myth different media object types, the sort of metadata that needs
> to be
> kept on each media type and how to get it, etc. The devil is in the
> details, of course, but the payoff is huge.
It's been talked about before. You can look through the archives.
The short answer is: Feature Requests go on the wiki and patches are
always welcome. (in other words: It's a lot of work and will take a
very long time to get there with such limited resources)
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