Petition to save HDDVD
themuso at themuso.com
Thu Feb 14 22:34:45 GMT 2008
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On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 01:35:24AM EST, Cory K. wrote:
> No thanx. I want a single format to win. I'm old enough to remember
> Betamax/VHS war. BlueRay has won.
> Maybe I should do http://www.youchoose.net/campaign/kill_hd_dvd_format
> <http://www.youchoose.net/campaign/save_hd_dvd_format> ? :P
> In the end I view this as spammy so we shouldn't let it get out of hand.
> I'm sure this will spark other chat though and that's fine. ;)
I am very disappointed that Sony have won this war. A lot of their gear, particularly their minidisc range was very good quality, but they are waaaay to proprietary. If they really wanted us to run Linux well on the PS3, they would have given us proper access to othe ehardrware /GPU etc.
I am very disappointed that Sony have won this war, and don't intend to give them another cent. Their minidisc, as well as other gear was great, but too proprietary. If they really believed in Linux/wanted to support Linux, more of PS3's hardware would be accessible eIMO.
I'll stick with DVD for now, until I have to change. Hopefully flash will be a more viable option then.
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