[mythtv-users] MythTV on Android
dmfrey at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 13:02:17 UTC 2012
On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 11:14 PM, Thomas Mashos <thomas at mashos.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 7:08 PM, Eric Sharkey <eric at lisaneric.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 4:57 PM, Thomas Mashos <thomas at mashos.com>
> >> Offended? No. Relax? I'm completely calm. I just find it a bit funny
> >> when I list some of the work necessary on the developer side for this
> >> to be done and you completely ignore it.
> > To be honest, the points you mentioned really do seem like unnecessary
> > fluff. Sure, it would be nice, but it's not the heart of the feature
> > being requested.
> > The feature request was a way to "view programs etc when I'm off the
> > LAN". This could be accomplished by a simple "download" button that
> > just dumps the recording to a file in a folder and leaves the rest to
> > the user to manage.
> > You wrote:
> >> From a dev POV, they have to develop all that and probably
> >> 5) Mark recording as watched when reconnected to the same backend.
> >> 6) Delete recording from android device when it's watched (or maybe
> later sometime?)
> >> 7) Delete the transcoded file from the backend at some point
> > 5 is really just gravy. No one has explicitly asked for that. 6 has
> > negative value and is best not done at all. The user can delete the
> > file when he decides he's done with it. 7 has to be done anyway.
> > This is no different than when playing a recording live with HLS.
> >> Newsflash: There isnt a magical garden gnome that throws eye of newt
> >> into a boiling pot and out pops mythtv android code that has all the
> >> features you want. It does actually have to be written by a human
> >> (specifically dmfrey).
> > Of course. Everybody knows that. No one has placed any demands on
> > On the other hand, dmfrey has made it clear on this list that he wants
> > his app to be the "official" Android client, to the extent that there
> > is such a thing. Part of that means listening to feature requests
> > from users (whether he decides to implement them or not is another
> > matter). All I've tried to do is better articulate Paul Wilson's
> > request as it seems something very useful to me as well.
> > Eric
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> Thanks, I feel much better saying "Patches welcome" now.
> Thomas Mashos
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