[opendtv] Re: The old 720p/1080i argument again

  • From: "John A. Limpert" <jlimpert@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2004 09:12:45 -0400

on 7/30/04 15:58, Manfredi, Albert E at albert.e.manfredi@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> But I was referring to the *broadcasters*, and their
> insistance that HD be carried on cable systems as HD. Do
> they care, whether it's 1080i or 720p? Or is this just
> a pretext to create a problem with must-carry when no
> problem should exist?

The broadcasters may be concerned that the cable systems will ruin the
quality of their video by recoding it. I can't say that I blame them. Many
cable systems have a well deserved reputation for sloppy engineering and

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