[MEncoder-users] Encoding Pal DVD to AVI or SVCD for NTSC

RC rcooley at spamcop.net
Sun Dec 4 05:38:40 CET 2005

On Sat, 03 Dec 2005 13:03:03 -0800
"Scott W. Larson" <scowl at pacifier.com> wrote:

> I'm grateful for that because 1080i looks utterly beautiful and I'd
> hate to  be stuck watching only 720p every day. I doubt I would have
> bought an  HDTV if 720p was the only format.

And I won't be buying an HDTV until 1080p content is more widely

> >Nonsense. Progressive is more efficient (in terms of bitrate) and
> >also more flexible (can be framerate-resampled, spatially scaled,
> >...).
> >  
> >
> Which gets the HDTV consumer what exactly?

Sharper picture, less compression artifacts, no spatial/temporal
aliasing or twitter due to interlacing, elimination of pulldown and
'judder', easier up/down -converting...  and that's just off the top of
my head. 

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