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http://dvd.ign.com/articles/606/606542p1.html

Good news. Competing formats just confuse the general public and annoy the hardcore early adopters who pick the wrong side.



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Then there's no new generation of "the guy who went with Beta." That could put a damper on VH1 when they need material for I Love the Early 21st Century in 2025.





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This is a good start, but it remains to be seen whether other companies --- both manufacturers and studios --- jump on board. Having Sony as one of the negotiators is a good thing (the only company to be both content and tech) but I could see a studio holding out, like DreamWorks and Disney did (initially favoring Divx over DVD.) All it takes is one manufacturer (like Panasonic) to kick out their content in a rival format to delay the transition.



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Glad to see that they've decided to try and compromise. Working at Blockbuster, I was not looking forward to the HD-DVD/Blu-Ray format war. Even if most of my customers probably aren't aware of a next-generation format yet.



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    Originally posted by orangeman
    That could put a damper on VH1 when they need material for I Love the Early 21st Century in 2025.


There's no way they wait that long.



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Right on. Now we can look forward to incredibly jacked up prices...
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