[mythtv-users] XvMC and libmpeg2 to be dropped in 0.25

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Mon Dec 6 20:26:20 UTC 2010

On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 9:21 AM, Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 3:15 PM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 8:49 AM, Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 2:42 PM, Jan Ceuleers <jan.ceuleers at computer.org> wrote:
>>>> On 06/12/10 04:16, Nick Rout wrote:
>>>>> Not your fault I know, but very annoying when I see this sort of
>>>>> discussion and people saying how cheap an upgrade is!
>>>> Not to mention the fact that just throwing away hardware because the
>>>> newfanglest software can't be bothered to support it anymore isn't exactly
>>>> environmentally sound...
>>> Donate it to your local school or an inner city organization.
>> The average school actually doesn't want OLD hardware in my
>> experience. they want modern hardware, with a warranty and/or a
>> maintenace contract supported by their IT people.
> shame.

very much so, but we know kids are possibly the most intensive users
of cpu known to man. Everything they do has a multimedia component,
even the simplest maths exercise web pages are full of flash etc etc.

> donate it to the local college ECSE department?
> in the end, you can always take it to an electronics recycler. Most
> towns collect this type of thing.

yep. of course much of it will still work as a file or print server too.

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