[mythtv-users] MythTV: Isaac Tivo: > 100 tech guys

Marc Nicholas marc at geekythings.com
Wed Dec 8 00:27:25 UTC 2004

While Mythtv is definitely cool, I think you're forgetting the >100 other 
people who make it possible. Mind you, the Tivo folk do benefit from some 
of that same group...but while Isaac has pulled something great together, 
he's not the one writing the majority of the code -- he's more an 

Just my 2 cents,


On Tue, 7 Dec 2004, Mythtv Mythtv wrote:

> Is it amamazing that MythTVs just Isaac, a few
> part-time guys, while Tivo has more than 100 full time
> tech guys?  (no offense to Tivo tech guys, I believe
> they are also very bright).
> Sure, Tivo has GUI guys, application guys, system
> engineering guys, QA... But MyMythTV's quality is
> comparable to Tivo  It's ridiculous for Tivo tolose
> money when they have 2 million customers.    Tivo was
> a nice startup,  but now ends up with a company that
> looks like very ininefficient, and clumsy,...
> Any thoughts on this?
> Thanks

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