[mythtv-users] Boxee/Hulu? - Final Comments

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Sun Feb 22 14:24:10 UTC 2009

On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 6:18 PM, Dean Collins <Dean at cognation.net> wrote:
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> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Boxee/Hulu?
>  It took Hulu's content, and organized it in a
> whole new user interface that looked nothing like the original format.
> It had the same set of "menu items" across the top, more or less, but
> otherwise organized the content in a completely different way.  This is
> a lot more than say, just applying a different CSS template or
> something.
> Jon S.
> _______________________________________________
> Hi Jon,
> Yep you are totally right.
> It seems most people including the Boxee developers and the VC
> supporting them don't get the distinction that they are modifying to
> content.
> I've been trying to point out why moving elements on the Hulu site
> aren't the same as a browser but they are deaf to my comments.

It's not that we're deaf to your comments, it's that we disagree.  Your
argument that the HTML presentation is imporatant is undermined by
Hulu's own terms of service which permits the construction of "other
websites where users may embed the Content".


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