426Re: Happy Birthday Louise Brooks!
- Dec 10, 2002Well, you are certainly entitled to your opinion.
--- In email@example.com, olive_e_thomas
> --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@y..., nutsaboutclaraof
> <no_reply@y...> wrote:
> > SORRY!!! But how can anyone not see how wonderful DVD
> technology is?
> It's doing nothing that the Laserdisc hasn't been doing for the
> last 20 years or so only smaller and with those pesky
> copy-protection schemes that limit it's usefulness (like for me
> who wants to be alble to rent or borrow movies and make dubs
> of the ones I want to keep). And with some discs you get more
> compression 'artifacts' than King Tut's tomb.I also find the lack
> RF modulator (missing on virtually all DVD machines) to becan
> kinda cheesy. In any event I just don't buy (or rent) enough
> movies to justify bothering to get a DVD. All the movies I like I
> copy to Beta off of good old TCM...
> Funny but the old RCA Selectavision CED format was killed
> largely by the inability to record (and the inherent problems
> associated with a needle on record technology). I actually have
> an old CED player, but no discs for it : (.
> When I do break down and go DVD the first discs I get (besides
> 2001 A Space Odessey) will likely be a set of Brooksie's movies.
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