[mythtv-users] [RFC] Proposed settings rework

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 00:58:42 UTC 2009


On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 1:46 PM, Richard Morton
<richard.e.morton at gmail.com> wrote:
> maybe this is a little ambitious, but a communit submission of
> settings by trusted members may be workable in the following
> scenario...
>
> create profiles that meet requirements:
> - Freeview in the UK (DVB-Tv UK profile using EIT)
>   - using certain **very** supported v4l cards such as the hauppauge Nova-T500
> - freesat
>    - using dvb-s hauppauge card
>
> the idea being reducing the barriers to entry by creating presets for
> common scenarios so that user can find it eaier - if having certain
> sets of hardware. Lets be frank to setup a myth box people have
> usually bought hardware specifically for the job, and therefore lets
> get those users up and running quickly, once they have it working
> maybe they'll work with it to tweak there settings and maybe help us
> to create profle (such as dvb-t in the uk with a profile for radio
> times xml feed, or a profile for freesat with radiotime, etc.). I am
> not saying that we should remove the capability to "tinker", but
> merely introduce more to mythtv, as it works so well out of the box
> and so that they are intrigued enough to tinker and assist...
>
> More user equals more feedback and assistance, surely ????

How many transmitters are there for DVB-T in the UK?


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