[mythtv-users] Sorry, but I don't want to pay much
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Fri Jun 29 18:49:16 UTC 2007
On Fri, Jun 29, 2007 at 02:21:18PM -0400, John Drescher wrote:
> ... just as TiVo does. I don't know whether the open source nature of
> Myth would make Nielsen nervous about the accuracy of the data, but
> there's merit in this idea. It *would* require patches to the mainline
> code, treading as it does in the patch of how the built-in player works.
> I believe the ability to flag and skip over commercials will make Nielsen
> very nervous.
Not Nielsen. They just count things.
It might make the networks nervous... but flagging isn't the issue;
And *knowing* how many people flag and skip is useful data, too; as
noted, 40% of commercials get watched, even by people who could skip
The measurement of commercials isn't a bad thing. It will get us
Did you want to *pay* for all that television?
-- jr 'TANSTAAFL' a
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