[mythtv-users] MythTV vs Media Center - funny

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Sun Jan 21 15:05:52 UTC 2007

On Jan 21, 2007, at 7:55 AM, Mark Abreu wrote:

> When the Windows guy brought me the stuff he told me I'd have to  
> install a DVD player.  I assumed this was only if I intended to put  
> a movie DVD in to play it, which I didn't plan to do for this  
> test.  But it appears that's what gets you the codec you need.  I  
> tried to install the WinDVD trial first but the installer failed  
> when trying to install a couple of additional things.  The PowerDVD  
> trial installed fine and now I see live TV on the Media Center box.
> Clearly - to me anyway - it was much easier to get Mythdora  
> running.  Now I'm going to try another MythTV setup using Fedora  
> and Mr. Wilson's website as a guide.

So let me get this straight: You are trying to tell us that you think  
MythTV is better than Windows MCE? On this list?

If I ever heard a case of "preaching to the choir" this has got to be  
it :-)

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