[mythtv-users] What I'd predicted/"Spot On" consolidation thread.

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Fri Jan 11 15:54:41 UTC 2008

Steven Adeff wrote:

> To add to the MPAA comments... Warner's decision to drop HD-DVD mid
> contract with Toshiba shows that at least the movie studios are still
> very much interested in DRM. BluRay is notoriously DRM heavy compared
> to HD-DVD. It's the reason BluRay players need constant firmware
> updates, etc. Since this is the only real difference between the two
> formats, and BluRay is more expensive, it's the only reason a studio
> would have to choose BluRay over HD-DVD.

Hmmm. You don't think the higher capacity is significant?

It may well not be, I just wanted to point out that DRM is not the
*only* reason to select a format.


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list