[mythtv] Brainstorming a new idea for the program guide

Stuart Morgan stuart at tase.co.uk
Tue Sep 22 17:05:14 UTC 2009

On Tuesday 22 Sep 2009 17:47:38 Jeff wrote:
> Perhaps tmdb will have to implement a subscription fee for the HD artwork,
> but could provide lower-resolution artwork for free.  I'm sure there will
>  be users that complain about a fee, but at the same time, there will be
>  many who understand the economy, and that servers, electricity, and
>  internet bandwidth all cost money, and would be glad to subscribe to their
>  services for the HD artwork -- especially if it's a choice between "We
>  have to do this, or shut down..."

I suspect that the core users of TVDB with applications like XBMC would rather 
it died that pay anything for it. It's simply their pattern of behaviour, they 
don't understand (or care) that these things need to be paid for.

Stuart Morgan

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