[mythtv-users] This just hit slashdot...

Scott list-mythtv at bluecamel.eml.cc
Sun Jul 27 16:09:52 UTC 2008

On Jul 26, 2008, at 12:57 PM, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 25, 2008 at 07:19:07PM -0700, Yan Seiner wrote:
>> No real definition of HDTV quality.  Who would have thunk it.  :-)
>> http://tech.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=08/07/25/2330215
> Sure.  But Tektronix has had boxes that would measure the perceived
> picture quality of an MPEG2 PS almost as long as there have been such
> streams...

Which of course are used to tune equipment to create a stream with  
just barely acceptable quality under ideal conditions. Unfortunately,  
"acceptable quality"  usually ends up being defined as equivalent to  
DVD upscale quality.


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