[mythtv-users] Linux MCE project

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Thu Mar 22 14:39:28 UTC 2007

On Mar 22, 2007, at 7:28 AM, Michael Tiller wrote:

> It is very impressive although I could also have done without the  
> snide presentation.  I like one of the comments on the page "out of  
> the box my ass".  My sentiments exactly.
> Don't get me wrong, its damn impressive (and its got me wondering  
> how they did all that!) but I simply cannot imagine this works out  
> of the box.  Not after all the effort I put into building my MythTV  
> system and tuning it with only half the functionality ( i.e.  
> doesn't turn my TV on, change the inputs turn the receiver on, dim  
> the lights, etc).
> How can you not be turned off by the guy whining "oh no, I have to  
> turn my TV and receiver on".  I just don't like the tone.  If he  
> had said "one neat thing is that it knows to turn my TV and  
> receiver on" would have been a much better tone to set in my opinion.

Agreed. I might have wanted to follow up and ask how he did a bunch  
of that and work on it myself, but now all I want to do is punch him  
in the face.
And what - he watches DVD's from the disc? He doesn't rip them? Lame. ;)

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