[mythtv-users] MythTV vs. Windows Media Center

Ben Kamen bkamen at benjammin.net
Fri Feb 11 19:52:47 UTC 2011

On 2/11/2011 12:51 PM, Eric Sharkey wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 1:02 PM, Nasa<nasa01 at comcast.net>  wrote:
>> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/458778?search_string=fcc;#458778
> Interesting.
> But, if I'm reading that correctly, isn't it saying that the
> functional interface for controlling a STB is no longer mandated to be
> a firewire interface, but that there still must be some form of
> functional machine control interface, such as IP over ethernet or
> something else?  The new rules don't seem to suggest that the operator
> can just say "screw you".

I agree.

  Interesting indeed. - but the operator can just say, "we're working on it" or "the FCC needs to mandate the interface because the industry is up in arms", or a dozen other lame excuses they could just as easily make up.

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