[vdr] VDR Development

Goga777 goga777 at bk.ru
Fri Sep 5 17:29:50 CEST 2008

Yes, it's great idea to create the repositary for VDR


-----Original Message-----
From: Vladimir Kangin <v at kangin.org>
To: VDR Mailing List <vdr at linuxtv.org>
Date: Fri, 05 Sep 2008 18:21:23 +0300
Subject: Re: [vdr] VDR Development

> If it would be helpful for the project VDR we can contribute by setting
> up server at our DC. We are supporting LinuxMCE distro and also want to
> help to VDR as a part of LinuxMCE project.
> Best regards,
> Vladimir
> On Fri, 2008-09-05 at 08:02 -0700, VDR User wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 5, 2008 at 7:38 AM, Magnus Hörlin <magnus at alefors.se> wrote:
> > > Of course you can fork it, and I'm sure someone eventually will, but I think
> > > you should regard it as a totally different project and give it some other
> > > name. This would lead to plugin developers having to decide which project(s)
> > > to support and it will probably just be a mess.
> > > I think VDR is Klaus's "child" and should remain so.
> > 
> > Woah, wait a minute here!  Nobody is suggesting to take VDR away from
> > Klaus!  There are clearly some good coders who want to continue
> > helping progress VDR along as they already have been.  The last
> > released VDR update (1.7.0) was made 144 days ago.  Everything people
> > needed from VDR before still holds except not much development has
> > been done and VDR hasn't moved forward.  As much as I hate to say it,
> > this is one of the main reasons so many users have abandoned VDR in
> > favor of MythTV and other software.
> > 
> > Again, nobody is suggesting to take VDR from Klaus.. Just simply allow
> > progress to be made without these huge gaps where nothing happens
> > where the users continue to be left in the cold while VDR continues to
> > be left behind.  Surely there are coders "worthy" of Klaus's 'coding
> > approval' and if he doesn't want to work on VDR directly, it would
> > still allow those that do to move forward and he can review the code
> > rather then write it.  Or have a dev tree and main tree.  People can
> > work on dev tree and what Klaus "approves" of could be adopted into
> > main tree.
> > 
> > Let's be clear... I've been a huge advocate for VDR.  I do not want to
> > see the project die, nor do I enjoy watching so many users abandon it.
> >  However, when much needed changes aren't made, what do you expect
> > people to do?  I can promise I didn't bring this topic up again to
> > cause a problem.  Only to point out that VDR is in need of help and
> > there must be some way to move forward.  Especially for the guys who
> > are ready & willing!


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