[vdr] Suggestion for live-pausing

Pasi Juppo pasi.juppo at iki.fi
Sat Jan 28 17:54:59 CET 2006


This would be great feature! For me the pause feature is almost useless 
because it does not stop when the program ends. If I want to "pause" a 
program I'll go and set up timer.

I think it would be the best if there were two choices (colour buttons):
e.g. green would be normal pause that ends after 3h and blue would 
record only the current program. In both cases the live broadcast would 

Br, Pasi

Rene Hertell wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a suggestion for pausing a live program. Now when I want to pause
> a show, I have to stop it separately, or leave it on till the
> live-pausing time-out occurs (eg. 3 hours).
> What I think would be a nice enhancement would be to get an option to
> record the current program + 10min (as the normal timer-menu suggests),
> and the recording would stop automagically. This option would be visible
> right after I press pause, and it would be on the screen for eg. 5sec.
> The prompt could be something like: "Do you want to pause only the
> current program? Press ok to confirm or Back to keep going". Currently
> when I'm pausing a program I'm watching, i start the timer, and browse
> to my recordings-menu and start watching that way. The reason I do it
> this way is that I don't have to remember shutting down the program
> after watching it (otherwise It keeps going till time-out and wastes
> space on my hdd).
> Also if I have a timer for a channel that's on a different channel group
> that starts eg. after the program I'm pausing the, start-up of the
> recording would fail..
> Regards,
> René
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