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RE: [dvd-discuss] Fox recommends multiregion (aka hacked) DVD players to UKc...
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- Subject: RE: [dvd-discuss] Fox recommends multiregion (aka hacked) DVD players to UKc...
- From: Richard Hartman <hartman(at)onetouch.com>
- Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2002 09:29:26 -0700
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So it would be possible to produce a DVD intended for
region 1 -or- 2 play, but not for play in region 3?
-Richard M. Hartman
186,000 mi./sec ... not just a good idea, it's the LAW!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sham Gardner [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 12, 2002 9:12 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [dvd-discuss] Fox recommends multiregion (aka hacked) DVD
> players to UKc...
> On Fri, Jul 12, 2002 at 11:06:51AM -0400, Ole Craig wrote:
> > > I very much doubt it, the region mask only has 8 bits. ;)
> > That would allow for 256 different regions. Perhaps you meant
> > 3 bits?
> No the value on a DVD is a an 8 bit region *mask*, not a
> region setting.
> Which of its bits are zero determines which players it's
> intended to work
> "Any time you skip a commercial [...] you're actually stealing the
> programming." (James Kellner, CEO Turner Broadcasting)