[opendtv] Re: PBS National Datacast

  • From: Bob Miller <bob@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 14:02:52 -0500

Who said Dotcast was so great?

Who said it was getting along just fine?

And I do not agree that we have to make other schemes work. In the end 
market realities will force the change of modulation or the sale of the 

And excuse my ignorance but where is there a requirement to consider 
anything about Dotcast at all?

Bob Miller

Manfredi, Albert E wrote:

>Bob Miller wrote:
>>Do we need any more confirmation that it is indeed
>>the technology that makes the difference?
>>Simple question, if the US had a decent COFDM
>>modulation in place today would Disney be using
>>NTSC for MovieBeam?
>What a broken record you can be, honestly.
>If Dotcast is so great, who needs COFDM? Did it ever strike you that
>this supposedly superior technology seems to get along just fine without
>relying on COFDM?
>We don't have DVB-T here. Remember? We have to make other schemes work.
>There's no credible way to make the claim that the physical layer of
>Dotcast is superior to ATSC's.

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