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

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 19:17:25 UTC 2008

On Jan 11, 2008 10:54 AM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> 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.

no, because HD-DVD will be releasing a 3 layer format that will have
greater capacity than BluRay and still maintain a lower production
cost level.

Before you ask, read the FAQ!
then search the Wiki, and this list,
Mailinglist etiquette -

More information about the mythtv-users mailing list