Re: BANDWIDTH: Take back the spectrum!

my inner geek (
Tue, 17 Nov 1998 12:10:34 +0800 wrote:

> While I think that HDTV is a pretty silly idea -- much better to store the
> movie digitally in the original format and have the TV convert it on the
> fly to whatever aspect ratio the user chooses -- within its limits the 16:9
> format does make sense.

Then can we expect computer displays and display adapters that support 1600x900 resolution as a standard? Is this a good *convergence* target? Would this keep the popcorn munchers and web surfers happy for a reasonable period?