Re: DVD dead!
- From: Allan <Spamstillsucks@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2005 23:38:22 -0500
On Thu, 08 Dec 2005 20:50:22 -0600, Black Locust <bl2112@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>In article <b3rhp1de7j86gbc9tvupc7tgs7mef5frao@xxxxxxx>,
> Allan <Spamstillsucks@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Thu, 08 Dec 2005 17:03:29 -0800, Walter Traprock
>> <wetraprock@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> >Yep, DVD is dead. When they announced that they were developing a NEW
>> >system, DVD became dead. Everything newer is better. Cutting edge
>> >kills the standard. BEYOND cutting edge is so obviously better, that
>> >DVD has been rendered useless. I've thrown all my DVDs in the trash. I
>> >hope the NEW system has better copy protection, because I want MY copies
>> >protected. dvd, you see, is now dead.
>> CD's killed Cassettes/LP's.
>Major hole in your timeline here. DVD-A/SACD failed to kill CD.
Well I didn't mention DVD-A no SACD.
>As far as audio formats goes, the train has stopped at CDs. The same could very
>likely apply to DVDs for the video world.
The train is actually heading the opposite direction with Audio....
Does that mean everyone with using their IPOD's to watch the latest
Blockbuster? My gut says no.
>> DVD's Killed Laser Disc's.
>> DVD's are about to finish off prerecorded VHS:
>Haha. So using this argument, Blu-Ray/HD-DVD won't finish off DVD until
>another format comes along to replace Blu-Ray or HD-DVD! That's great
>news Allan! Whoohoo!
?? Not quite sure what you mean. The VHS market and Laser market
were quite different... and DVD killed them both.
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