Minidiscs are pitiful
Posted Nov 17, 2005 12:12 UTC (Thu) by khim
In reply to: Minidiscs are pitiful
Parent article: Sony's rootkit: an update
Not everything from Sony is so bad: e.g. miniDV seems to be a pretty open format, and consumer video cameras are OK.
miniDV was never SONY format. Digital8 was. And... as usual: it's gone. Now SONY is trying to show that it had miniDV in mind all along, but that's not the case.
It does prove that SONY can develop pretty open devices - when pressured enough. By default SONY will develop something proprietary and closed...
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