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  • Yeah, I remember I got really suspicious over here in the US when the digital craze began and I was simultaneously hearing "digital is great because it's better quality" and "digital is great because it lets us fit in more channels." Turns out the quality was not that much better than just having a dedicated cable or satellite pipe and the only real advantage was the compression that achieved more channels. And of course, I knew immediately that compression did not mean better quality, although it might s

    J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers
  • I have been saying for a long time that the whole Digital TV thing is a complete rip-off whose only purpose is to make money for the Govt by selling off the freed up spectrum. Bah.

    On top of that, I have yet to see any digital channels worth watching.

    • BBC1 2 and 3 are occasionally worth watching. But not worth enough to schedule one's day around them. Hooray for time-shifting!