[vdr] xineliboutput: viewing 16:9 content on 4:3 output device

Patrick Boettcher patrick.boettcher at desy.de
Tue Apr 8 22:38:43 CEST 2008


On Tue, 8 Apr 2008, Ian Bates wrote:
> One more remark, if as I believe from the comments in the code above,
> that the '16:9 crop to 4:3' behaviour is not implemented in
> xineliboutput, am I the only one suffering from the lack of this
> feature?  Am I the only one still using a 4:3 TV?  I don't think so,
> what do other people do when viewing 16:9 material on a 4:3 device,
> other than put up with the black bars?

This is exactly what I'm doing - I'm accepting the black bars at the 
bottom and the top, dreaming about the screen I'm going to buy at some 
point in the future, along with being happy for other xineliboutput-users 
having already a 16:9 screen.


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