[vdr] next features ? Was: [ANNOUNCE] vdr-xine-0.8.0 plugin

rjkm rjkm at metzlerbros.de
Wed Nov 14 22:14:57 CET 2007

Klaus Schmidinger writes:
 > On 11/14/07 17:24, Lauri Tischler wrote:
 > > syrius.ml at no-log.org wrote:
 > >> "Graziano Pavone" <graziano.pavone at gmail.com> writes:
 > >>
 > >> [...]
 > >>>     And you wouldn't mind applying a huge patch on VDR to achieve this goal?
 > >>>
 > >>> This feature is so interesting that I certainly wouldn't mind, even if it
 > >>> would a very good feature to be included in the 1.5 vdr release... :)
 > >> imho that's a feature that must be in 1.5 !
 > >> as with the smart channel management.
 > >>
 > >> utf8 and subtitles are great achievements, what's next ? :-)
 > > 
 > > You have to ask Santa-Klaus  ;)
 > H.264 will only become interesting (to me) once there are hardware
 > devices that can replay it (aka "Full Featured DVB cards").
 > I am not interested in software players that might not even run
 > on my 450 MHz VDR.
 > Until then, normal MPEG2/DVB-S does just fine for me.

Well, there is the HD-Extension card by Reel. It has no tuner but one
can just use a seperate tuner card or hope somebody builds a version with
added tuner/tuners in the future.
One could even run VDR on a stand-alone board with the same decoder
chip. But again, somebody would first have to build it in quantity.


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