Comparing closed firmware with general purpose OS is bogus
Posted Jan 27, 2007 22:54 UTC (Sat) by pascal.martin
In reply to: Comparing closed firmware with general purpose OS is bogus
Parent article: LCA: Andrew Tanenbaum on creating reliable systems
Thanks. My mother is 80 years old, and never used a computer.
I am not sure I want to tell her to upgrade the DVD firmware. I found that not using any menu worked. So my DVDs now behaves like old VHS tapes :-)
The point is: DVD firmware hell makes the original claim ("DVD just work") look silly.
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