From: Andrew Veliath <vel...@frontiernet.net>
Subject: divx and circuit city suck bigtime
I thought DVD was doing well until I heard that Zoom/DIVX is suddenly
going to be the new thing. This has got to be the dumbest damn thing
I've ever heard of (figures -- it takes Circuit City to love such a
It completely turns me off -- I hope I will never be forced to buy a
player with such crap. This is like making the consumer do the work
of the video store (part of the reason I'll rent something is so I
don't have to keep the damn thing for instance...).
I just hope that the non-DIVX DVD disks will still be sold through
normal channels. I hope this thing gets defeated in any way possible,
though I'd hate that it become a new standard.
Circuit City can kiss my ass...
Andrew Veliath <vel...@frontiernet.net>
Computer Systems Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute