Petition to save HDDVD

D. Michael McIntyre michael.mcintyre at
Fri Feb 15 23:48:40 GMT 2008

> I have grown up with both vinyl and CD (I am in my 30s).  The crackles
> and the constant noise irritate me, especially since I do not have that
> nostalgic emotional connection that _can_ cloud ones subjective judgement.
> Having said that, I know a lot of people who experience vinyl
> differently than I.  They truly believe that vinyl sounds better.
> Neither experience is necessarily right or wrong, just different.

I'm sort of in the vinyl camp for nostalgic reasons. The only way I can 
experience vinyl today is digital recordings of analog cassette recordings of 
vinyl LPs, and I still think the vinyl versions sound warmer, and more 
comforting.  It can't be the technology.  It must be the crackles.

D. Michael McIntyre 

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