[MPlayer-dev-eng] PVR Channel Navigation

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de
Sun Apr 29 11:31:21 CEST 2007

On Sat, Apr 28, 2007 at 10:56:27AM -0600, Sven Gothel wrote:
> Anybody .. in charge ? ;-)

I guess not really.

> I also would like to ask,
> if it's OK to add a 'stream dump' command/key
> for immediate recording ..

Always depends on how cleanly it is implemented ;-). I guess one of the
ugly things about it would be that it would basically only work for MPEG
or raw streams...

> The true question here is, 
> how much of a TV application features would be welcome ?

As much as can be done with simple code and will be maintained? ;-)

> 	- immediate recording
> 	- support n devices
> 	- xmltv overlay information 

XML is not much liked around here I guess...

> But speaking frankly, don't they all lack of the proper 
> video/filter features ?

Well, MPlayer's filter architecture is quite lacking as well, as
discussed over and over esp. in more recent times.

> While doing this, i.e. the biggest task would be to implement a nice
> RGBA overlay, which replaces the ancient Y of UV based OSD ;-)

Already there, although maybe a bit too tightly coupled with libass.
See -vf ass and EOSD code.

Reimar Döffinger

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