[geeks] Professional. Do Not Attempt.
jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Fri Sep 30 08:07:42 CDT 2005
On Thu, Sep 29, 2005 at 02:07:23PM -0400, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> Wed, 28 Sep 2005 @ 11:37 -0400, Phil Stracchino said:
> > It has to do with broadcast-flag support in recent versions of TivoOS --
> > the broadcast flag being part of the mechanism of Hollywood's end-run
> > around the SCOTUS Betamax decision that said "If you have the right to
> > watch it, you have the right to record it for your own use." The
> > broadcast flag basically allows the broadcaster to tell your Tivo to
> > automatically delete the recording of a flagged show after some
> > specified interval or, I believe, not to record certain shows at all.
> Can you hack the new OS to ignore such requests? Any utilities you can
> run on TiVo do deal with crap like that?
I expect that unpleasant functionality is down by the application, not
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