[mythtv-users] Let's get our heads straight here on listings solutions

Kevin Hulse jedi at mishnet.org
Sun Jun 24 18:01:48 UTC 2007

On Fri, Jun 22, 2007 at 07:37:17PM -0400, Joe Borne wrote:
> [deletia]
> >> You really aren't following the logic here. Every action is in some way
>  >  Sure I am. I am merely not fixating on the distance between where
> > we are and where we want to be and despairing because that gulf seems
> > insurmountable.
> Actually you're not. If you were you wouldn't keep citing examples and
> metaphores that don't even remotely apply. So far: you've tried to
> compare a for-profit to a charity, assumed an entire industry would
> embrace an idea they already know is unprofitable, and now below you

	They "know" no such thing.

	They also already provide the data we're interested, at no
cost but not in a format that's easily digestible for our purposes.

> presume that someone who makes his living predicting technology and
> sociological trends cannot see past the next 90 days (also wrong, as I
> said "60 days".)

	Futurologists are like weathermen.


	I need to put that on a bumper sticker.

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