[mythtv-users] how to improve Myth (was "OT: I'm streaming Netflix on my Linux box")
myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Oct 8 03:23:12 UTC 2008
On Oct 7, 2008, at 8:14 PM, jedi wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 08:10:26PM -0700, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>> On Oct 7, 2008, at 8:05 PM, jedi wrote:
>>>> It's been talked about before. You can look through the archives.
>>>> The short answer is: Feature Requests go on the wiki and patches
>>>> 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)
>>>>>> redesigning the entire foundation the UI is built on.
>>> Sounds like they are expending those resources already.
>> Exactly. The initial effort is to make the existing stuff work with
>> the new ui foundation. After that, people who create themes can go
>> nuts and make as much eye candy as they want. I imagine after the UI
> ...except this isn't about eye candy.
> I worry that all this effort is being expended with eye candy in
> mind and less superficial feature improvements will be neglected.
>> overhaul work will go into more workflow changes.
There's no point in making huge backend changes the frontend can't
handle. The frontend can't handle the changes people want until the
foundation is rewritten. That's what is happen. I'm sorry it's not
happening fast enough for you.
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