[mythtv-users] Re: excellent review of mythtv vs. MCE

Christopher Flynn flynnguy at gmail.com
Thu Sep 16 12:59:49 EDT 2004

Also I was disapointed that they didn't really go over the plugins
available for MythTV. However I did like the preview function of MCE
in the menus... any plans to implement this in MythTv?

On Thu, 16 Sep 2004 15:36:33 +0000 (UTC), Gavin Hurlbut
<gjhurlbu+mythtv-users at beirdo.ca> wrote:
> Paul Hyui <phyui at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > at anandtech
> > http://anandtech.com/linux/showdoc.aspx?i=2190
> > http://anandtech.com/linux/showdoc.aspx?i=2208
> I found that "review" to be quite flawed.  Choosing to use SuSE the first time
> around was boneheaded for a review.  He should have gone with something more
> commonly supported and documented (Knoppmyth, Fedora Core 1, Debian to name a
> few).
> And then choosing not to use PVR-250 in the second run makes it comparing
> apples and oranges anyways.
> Some of his remarks were so off-base it's not funny.  Blaming Myth for him
> not reading the docs well enough is how it came across to me.  And he should
> have included the user support part of it.  Myth has the mailing list, IRC
> channel, and numerous wikis and forums (official or not).
> He also didn't state (that I saw) which version of MythTV he was using.
> There was no *quantatative* comparison (i.e. CPU usage using the same hardware,
> etc) that I could see.
> On the whole, I found it totally disappointing.
> Ciao
> Gavin
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