[mythtv-users] QAM channels through my TV (but not my tuner)

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Sun Dec 3 20:56:10 UTC 2006

Tom Lichti wrote:
> R. G. Newbury wrote:
>> Tom Lichti wrote:
>>> Isn't that kind of what I said, only with more words? :)
>>> Tom
>> The short version elided the distinction  between encoded and encrypted.
>> I'm a lawyer. I am shocked, appalled and dismayed that you would ever 
>> think, believe or ascribe to the notion that I have been long-winded, 
>> verbose or prolix. To the contrary, I am always and forever terse, short 
>> and succinct!
> Right, I should have remembered that. :)
> Although, I don't think your distinction is valid, since all of the 
> channels that Rogers puts on the wire digitally are encoded in qam256, 
> only *some* of them are *also* encrypted. :P
> Tom
Exactly. I can't find your original post but it implied (or I inferred 
from it) that you believed that encrypted and encoded were distinctly 
different delivery methodologies, whereas your last statement is the 
truth of the matter.


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