Saturday, February 23, 2008

The Death of HD-DVD

An excellent write-up on Lessons from the death of HD-DVD.


"None of these efforts hid the reality that Microsoft wanted to simply duplicate in media what it had done to the PC desktop: copy existing technology, add proprietary hooks, and then sit back and tax the industry with software fees without adding any value. After having been burned repeatedly, the rest of the industry is now ready to shoot down every effort Microsoft makes to enslave innovation and progress."

No comments: