[mythtv-users] The perfect HTPC frontend?
myth at dermanouelian.com
Thu Sep 11 23:19:43 UTC 2008
On Sep 11, 2008, at 4:14 PM, Brian Wood wrote:
> Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>> The only disappointing part of the mini for me is that it only has
>> 802.11g wireless. Not sure why they have chosen to not include
>> since the rest of their wireless machines have gone that way.
> Probably because 802.11n is not an approved standard at this time. It
> bothers me to see boxes in stores loudly proclaiming "802.11n", when
> there is no such thing. Those devices may or may not meet the
> when (and if) it is approved.
> Purchasers might wind up stuck with gear that will not interact with
> "standard". It's OK to sell preliminary gear based on a proposed
> standard, but only if you make that fact clear to your buyers, which
> manufacturers are not doing (though some of them are).
That doesn't explain why they single out the mini where all their
laptops, iMacs, AppleTV's and wireless networking hardware all have
802.11n. They just list it as, "11n draft (specification); IEEE
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