From: Stephane Dudzinski (stephane at domain antefacto.com)
Date: Wed 31 Oct 2001 - 10:57:17 GMT
Some test has been done on whatever website and as long as your vob
files are left unencrypted and they are copied back using a specific
standard, they will be readable even on a normal home dvd player.
On Wed, 2001-10-31 at 10:53, John P. Looney wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2001 at 09:31:44AM +0000, Niall O Broin mentioned:
> > Because of Scan's carriage charge, buying just that is going to cost you
> > about IR£115 but that's still not a bad price, and if you're in the market
> > for something else, or if you organise a co-buy, the carriage gets spread
> > and so the price gets even better. You might for instance be interested in a
> > DVD-RAM - UK£259 for SCSI, UK£372 for IDE (Those prices, in particular the
> > IDE/SCSI disparity are NOT a misprint, at least, not MY misprint :-) )
> Note; DVD RAM drives are not as useful as you would think. You can only
> read back DVDs you write on the same drive. Not on the same model, the
> same drive.
> It's to stop you copying stuff, and giving it away to other people,
> apparently. Like backups.
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