[mythtv-users] For HD Myth users, what is/was your cost?

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 21:53:19 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 10:48 AM, Mark Garland
<mythtvusers at markgarland.co.uk> wrote:
>> I suggest that "polls" of this nature solicit responses directly to the
>> original poster, who would then summarize the responses in a single post,
> ...
>> It's not that I don't think it's reasonable to use this list as a polling
>> vehicle, I just think it is more efficient if the responses go to a single
>> individual, and a final summation of the data is all that most users here
>> are likely to want.
> Could I suggest that both are done?
> Being one for detail, I enjoy reading all the responses, and it gives me
> fresh ideas of what can be achieved with the Myth software.  Different
> people have quite different ideas for their hardware, so if they are kind
> enough to detail what they have, we can all benefit from their experiences.
> However, for the people who don't like details, a summary email from the OP
> at the end may give them all they need.
>> Of course I could be wrong, but I think it might better if data that
>> pertains to individual users, what equipment thery have and how much money
>> they have spent etc. might be better not going to a public archived list.
> ...
>> Perhaps I'm being paranoid, but it never hurts to be careful.
> It doesn't, and people must be careful to keep details to a minimum that
> could give their location away.

Its pretty easy to track people, particularly when:

1. their IP address may be included in the headers to their email; and

2. people often post "I am in X area and get line of sight to Y
transmitter, why can't I get channel A?"

3. google/facebook/linkedin/etc are so helpful

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