[mythtv-users] Myth Developers ban all use of MythTV as a PVR due to IP infringement?

Joe Menola menola at sbcglobal.net
Fri Sep 7 18:09:52 UTC 2007

On Friday 07 September 2007 12:59:46 pm Brett Kosinski wrote:
> On 9/7/07, James Gutshall Jr <warchildx at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 9/7/07, William Munson <william_munson at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> > > As always you are free to do what you want however this thread is now
> > > flagged for auto deletion as feeding the trolls does no good. If the
> > > troll wants to scrape web sites let him, I prefer to receive high
> > > quality listings at a very reasonable charge. After all, if you cannot
> > > afford $5/month you should not be building PVR systems, you probably
> > > should not even own a computer, you should be out there working your
> > > butt off making a living.
> >
> > I strongly disagree with this comment.  I for one do work my butt off.  I
> > have a family, bills, and a kid.
> > The "cannot afford $5 per month" may not specifically be not having the
> > $5.  it is the fact of justifying spending the $5 for listing data versus
> > spending it on your family.
> Dude.  It's *5 dollars*.  You could save that by forgoing your morning
> coffee for a few days.  And that's over double what the expected target fee
> structure will be.
> Honestly, if you can't scrounge up a few bucks a month for quality listings
> data, you really should be rethinking your finances a bit.  That, or
> reconsidering why you built a Myth box in the first place.
> Brett.

Possibly it's not entirely the "dudes" decision. 
What makes sense to the "dudes" often fails to translate into a logic the wife 
can understand.


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