[mythtv-users] No ATI support for Myth says AMD

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Wed Apr 11 00:51:56 UTC 2007

On Apr 10, 2007, at 5:36 PM, Chad wrote:

>> And don't forget that outfits like AMD depend on "business partners",
>> some of whom are the notorious "hollywood types". Supporting Myth
>> might cost them business that would wind up going to their main
>> competitor. Hollywood still sees not just Myth users but Linux users
>> in general as a "bunch of pirates" (and discussions here about
>> ripping DVDs don't exactly help that situation).
> Sad but probably somewhat true.  Although I have to think that slowly
> "Hollywood" has got to see the value in Linux.  DreamWorks did.

Things are changing, slowly. Companies like HP, IBM, Sony and Dell  
are at least starting to recognize Linux as a viable OS, even in the  
face of what I suspect is crushing pressure from a certain west-coast  
software maker.

Brian Wood
beww at beww.org

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