[vdr] Straw poll: stable version 1.6.0 now?

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> Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2008 10:06:19 +0200
> From: Jukka.Vaisanen at exomi.com
> To: vdr at linuxtv.org
> Subject: Re: [vdr] Straw poll: stable version 1.6.0 now?
>
> I usually lurk here so my vote represents the 'user' community more than
> the 'dev'..
>
> Yes to stable 1.6.0 with current kernel-drivers - VDR needs new users
> that can get it running easily out of the box with a debian bare bones
> install. The people who want HDTV support are going to go with the
> dev-releases anyway.
>
> Yes to switching to TS recording, maybe review the metadata fileformats
> a bit and allow more extendability and plugin data store there (no XML
> pretty please!)
>
> Yes to ttextsubs too (oh sorry you didn't ask! ;)
>
>
> - Vaizki
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: vdr-bounces at linuxtv.org [mailto:vdr-bounces at linuxtv.org] On Behalf
> Of Klaus Schmidinger
> Sent: 3. helmikuuta 2008 12:17
> To: vdr at linuxtv.org
> Subject: [vdr] Straw poll: stable version 1.6.0 now?
>
> There has been some controversy about my recent decision to
> move forward and require the "multiproto" driver for VDR in
> the developer version. It is also currently rather unclear
> whether the current PES recording format can be kept to handle
> HDTV, or whether it would make sense (or even be feasible)
> to switch to TS (as suggested by the people from RMM).
>
> In order to take the edge of this, I was wondering if it would
> make sense to revoke the switch to the "multiproto" driver and
> go straight towards a stable version 1.6.0 with what is now in
> version 1.5.14. This should satisfy all those who are eagerly awaiting
> a new stable version, without forcing them to make the driver switch
> now.
>
> If we decide to go that way, I would release a version 1.5.15 with
> what could become the new stable, wait until like the end of the month
> to see whether it still needs some minor fixes, and call it 1.6.0 then.
> I know there are still some patches out there that some would expect
> to go into the next stable version, but I actually want to prepare VDR
> for HDTV before looking into these patches.
>
> So, here's the straw poll:
>
> Should there be a stable version 1.6.0 now, based on what's in
> version 1.5.14, but without DVB-S2 or even H.264 support?
>
> Yes or No?
>
> Klaus
>
>
>
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I agree, yes to stable 1.6.0 with current kernel-drivers. 

I also like to see ttxtsubs support in stable version.
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