[vdr] [RFC] Eliminating the 'summary' field of timers (update)

Matthias Schniedermeyer ms at citd.de
Wed Feb 22 00:29:47 CET 2006

Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> Matthias Schniedermeyer wrote:
>> Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>>> - A new record in 'info.vdr' will hold the 'aux' string of the
>>>   timer that created this recording. The tag character for this
>>>   record will be '@'.
>> So additional to
>> C, T, S, D, X(, E) there will (or may) be a @-line?
> Exactly. Didn't want to waste an actual letter because those
> might be put to better use for actual VDR parameters later.

There pretty much can't be many things for YEARS to come.
Unless you count the data(fields) which are available in external sources.
But for you already said that you won't "waste" letters for such things 
like 'category', 'actors', 'director', 'country of origin', 'original 
title', ....

So taking the 6(7 with V) used letters there are 19 "spare" letters 
including the "A"UX-letter.

But when you want to have 19 (+ a truckload of more non-letter 
characters) or IOW 300% chars in reserve who am i to call that a strange 

Bis denn

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bad a concept in Text Editors as it is in women. No, the Real Programmer
wants a "you asked for it, you got it" text editor -- complicated,
cryptic, powerful, unforgiving, dangerous.

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