[vdr] VDR Development

Jelle De Loecker skerit at kipdola.com
Sat Sep 6 02:31:25 CEST 2008

That's really the one thing that keeps me from using VDR: no multiple 
frontends. And I've tried the stream-thing plugin.

I actually really like VDR's interface. I believe the people I'm 
creating this for, my parents, would be better of with it, too.

/Met vriendelijke groeten,/

*Jelle De Loecker*
Kipdola Studios - Tomberg

syrius.ml at no-log.org schreef:
> "VDR User" <user.vdr at gmail.com> writes:
>> I will however give you an example.  There was a time when the
>> majority of dvb users I talk to used VDR, and only a few guys used
>> MythTV.  Now the opposite is true.  The majority of those people are
>> using MythTV and few are left who still use VDR.  Why?  Primarily lack
>> of support for what's already been previously discussed a million
>> times.. Lack of support for HDTV, MPEG4, DVB-S2, and a recording
>> format that is actually usable.  The only surprise to me is how many
>> people burn their recordings to DVD.  I don't have any interest in
>> doing that but clearly a whole lot of other people do.
> i'm not into dvb-s2 yet.
> Without talking about this hype technology, what about :
> - multiple frontend+osd support
> - complex channel handling (no no not talking about xml, i hate xml)
> - sourcecap patch (having to patch vdr for such a feature is a no-go
>   for a lot of people)
> I tend to agree, in the end a lot of people will move to
> bloat^Wmythtv. (and i agree, a lot of people have stopped using vdr)
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