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Re: [dvd-discuss] DVD Wizard

That might be really amusing to find out where they came 
from..keep us informed when you do!

Date sent:      	Sat, 10 Nov 2001 21:56:28 +0100
From:           	Jon Lech Johansen <jon@nanocrew.net>
To:             	dvd-discuss@eon.law.harvard.edu
Subject:        	Re: [dvd-discuss] DVD Wizard
Send reply to:  	dvd-discuss@eon.law.harvard.edu

> On Sat, Nov 10, 2001 at 02:28:23PM -0500, John Dempsey
> (john.dempsey7@verizon.net) wrote: > > >
> There are some strange things about its ad. > You can't copy the text
> of it... it has disabled the ways I can think of to > copy the text.
> The page uses javascript to prevent you from copying the text. Just
> disable javascript in your browser. If you're using IE5.5 or IE6.0 you
> should already have done this; see
> http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/technet/sec
> urity/bull etin/MS01-055.asp
> > I don't understand how they burn DVD's onto CD-R disks in a CD
> > burner. These can then play on a DVD player.  Maybe I'm naive but I
> > thought the DVD format was more dense and beyond the capability of a
> > normal CD burner to create.
> As Tom already mentioned, most DVD players are also capable of playing
> VCD (VideoCD) discs. This product most likely transcodes the DVD MPEG2
> streams to VCD MPEG1 (which is of _much_ lower quality). 
> A similar product is available from the german company gdata:
> http://www.gdata.de/trade/productview/104/6/
> It would be interesting to analyze the binaries of these products and
> have a look at where their CSS implementation came from.
> -- 
> Jon Johansen
> nanocrew.net