[ILUG] 2x[Q] Samsung DVD+/-R(W), and cleaning PC internals
woods.mc at gmail.com
Thu May 11 09:23:54 IST 2006
I don't understand, why do you have the 'beef' with Sony ?
I've heard that they've been pretty good, their PS2/PS3 sdk's are all Linux
based, and even their PS3 will ship with a version of linux preinstalled.
Although at €599 / €499 I think might give it a miss.
On 5/11/06, Brian Foster <blf at blf.utvinternet.ie> wrote:
> thanks everyone for the suggestions.
> two or three quick replies to various points raised:
> 1. I have no issue with the quality of Sony's drives.
> my issue is with Sony. (but to be fair, I should
> re-verify there is still a reason to boycott.)
> 2. the only printable DVD/CD media I _had_ ever heard of
> was the spray-on ink kind (which I have seen). I now
> know that kind is nominally only printed on in certain
> inkjet printers (which I've never seen), and that there
> is a second kind, which is thermal (also never seen).
> the third unit I mentioned does indeed use the thermal
> kind, so spraying ink around inside the PC is clearly
> not an issue. (out of curiosity, is there support
> for printing on either kind with Linux/FLOSS?)
> 3. it's useful to know Philips may not send the good
> products off-continent. but since I am on-continent,
> this isn't too much help as a quality guide. ;-)
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