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Re: basic question: going back to dired


From: Juanma Barranquero
Subject: Re: basic question: going back to dired
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 11:21:48 +0200

On Sat, Jul 26, 2008 at 04:23, Tim X <address@hidden> wrote:

> If you had anything to do with professional recording and or
> broadcasting, you would have found that BETA was by far the preferred
> choice.

I don't doubt that, but there could be multiple causes, among them the
fact that Beta had initially better image quality (and once you build
momentum in some industry, conservation law applies ;-)

But at some point, Beta players were not better than VHS players, at
least at the home use level. And "technically better" is not only
measured by image quality; it's been stated many times that the users
preferred longer recording time (which is, after all, another
technical parameter).

  Juanma




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