[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] vdr-soppalusikka-0.0.1
petri.j.helin at welho.com
Fri Mar 3 12:52:22 CET 2006
Lainaus Rolf Ahrenberg <rahrenbe at cc.hut.fi>:
> On Thu, 2 Mar 2006, Petri Helin wrote:
> > I tried the version 0.02 and although it seems to be working fine, I have
> > couple of questions. First of all, there are no indication in the main menu
> > display about a recording activity, if the recording was started by a
> IMHO, there's no need to show background recording activity while
> surfing in menus, so I haven't implemented such a feature. I don't want
> my screen filled up with all the bells and whistles that add no real
I, on the contrary, do like to see if the system is recording, and if it is,
what is it recording. But it is your soppalusikka, so I won't fight about it ;)
> Sure, I've been thinking about implementing some parts of femon into
> soppalusikka, but it would generate some drawbacks like slowing down
> channel zapping etc. You can always bind the femon plugin to some user
> defined key and you'll get the aspect ratios as easily as pressing the
> ok to bring up the default channel info.
Starting the femon plugin causes always a few seconds gap during which the
screen turns black. So no thank you.
> Why you'd want the see the bitrates/aspect ratios/.. everytime you'll
> open the channel info? Just to verify that your visual cortex is still
> in sync with the video stream? ;)
Why would I need any of the other provided bits of information either? Let's say
I just like information :)
> If you absolutely need this kind of information, there's a video status
> feature in skinelchi plugin (but for FF cards only?).
I was hoping that this would be a slighter solution than the text2skin +
enElchi-skin which I am currently using (although I had to add the current
recordings bar to the main menu myself). So I will just continue with that one then.
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