Originally Posted by K.L.
What is extra and what is not?
Follow the link to the emedia info given earlier.
Similar info is stated in the HD DVD spec doc.
And from the slide you can make out what the profiles are about.
Since I have 5.1 analog outs, usb ports, a network port an a powerful processor under the hood of my profile 1 player I expect that a mere firmware upgrade will upgrade my player to profile 2 level.
Is it is now it only lacks the ability to add additional fixed storage space because the firmware is missing the code to enable that feature.
The regio coding thingy is what make's me worry.
Worse case is that somewhere in the future it gets added and that some of not all new releases in some near or distant future get region coding.
We always new that rc was under consideration. And that it wasn't high on the agenda.
Now that it creeps into the agenda it could be an indication that there may be talks between with some exclusive some studios wanting rc coding and the DVD forum. (Are you still happy about HD DVD getting region coding
However the dodgy translation can mean diffrent things.
Furthermore, with present marketing HD DVD video title, the region cord/code is not granted, there is no restriction in playback every of area, but with the DVD forum examination concerning region control is being advanced.
Fairly clear what this means.
HD DVD-ROM (HD DVD video) the region control technology which is difficult to be torn,
I read this as HD DVD rc will be difficult to hack.
unlike DVD concerning the control of the region playback in, is examined. You use simultaneously whether or not,, necessity whether or not with it examines also the fact that you say, that you say.
Now this needs a far better translation.
Looks like a remark that there should be parity between dvd and hd dvd regioncoding.
It can also mean as much as 'why bother with hd dvd region coding as dvd rc coding turned out to be easiliy hacked'.