[mythtv-users] Linux MCE project

Phil Bridges gravityhammer at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 14:51:53 UTC 2007


On 3/22/07, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> On Mar 22, 2007, at 7:28 AM, Michael Tiller wrote:
>
> > It is very impressive although I could also have done without the
> > snide presentation.  I like one of the comments on the page "out of
> > the box my ass".  My sentiments exactly.
> >
> > Don't get me wrong, its damn impressive (and its got me wondering
> > how they did all that!) but I simply cannot imagine this works out
> > of the box.  Not after all the effort I put into building my MythTV
> > system and tuning it with only half the functionality ( i.e.
> > doesn't turn my TV on, change the inputs turn the receiver on, dim
> > the lights, etc).
> >
> > How can you not be turned off by the guy whining "oh no, I have to
> > turn my TV and receiver on".  I just don't like the tone.  If he
> > had said "one neat thing is that it knows to turn my TV and
> > receiver on" would have been a much better tone to set in my opinion.
>
> Agreed. I might have wanted to follow up and ask how he did a bunch
> of that and work on it myself, but now all I want to do is punch him
> in the face.
> And what - he watches DVD's from the disc? He doesn't rip them? Lame. ;)
>

"The video is a little like having The Comic Book Guy give the
presentation" <- That's the truth.


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