Ooooo, someones in a mood today.
On Mon, 2004-04-05 at 13:22, Conor Wynne wrote:
> Xbox is not suppported. I'll never understand why people go out and buy an
> XBOX, "just to run linux on" because it "costs microsoft".
>> Rubbish, Its all an extra sale for MS to show figures to the press so that
> they can get more developpers on their side. (Hmm, lack of punctuation
>> For the same money, you could build a box for the purpose.
>What's that rant got to do with Media Servers. And what the hell are you
talking about "Xbox is not supported". The xbox is the delivery system,
I was talking about the server backend. The xbox is background
information to the the point of what I was talking about. I could easily
have been a Via EPIA/M box running Freevo/MythTV.
And, I'm not running linux on it, I'm running the xbox media center, you
can guess the url. It's an open source project that uses mplayer for
media playback with a nice on screen ui and behind the scenes plumbing.
I bought the xbox 'cause it's a bloody good games console and was a damn
site cheaper than upgrading my PC. Whether MS make any money off the
xbox or not is beyond my scope of caring. It's a powerful console that
is now extending its functionality for ME. Doing what I want it to do.
You should know better than to spit venomous rants on the list Conor.
I'll attribute it to Monday issues and let you off ;)
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