They have and one of the BD owners has verified that he has read the same thing.
It's my fault I can't remember where I read it, but I have. Your behavior about this is disgusting by the way. Your need to promote fear in people's belief in their product is absolutely disgusting.
TL51s were designed to be played in HD DVD players. What you're implying doesn't even make sense. It has no merits in technology it is just pure paranoia that for some reason you feel the need to spread.
It seems to me if something isn't going to work on something and it has never been even talked about by the manufacturer then it should be the responsibility of you to prove your claim. I know you believe it because Bill Hunt is your buddy, but it's just not true and never has been. It makes no "common," sense and it makes no "technical," sense. If you understood how these players worked you'd understand.
There is no reason a HD DVD player or BD player can't read multiple layers: They are designed for it. Software/firmware updates could make them read 8 layer discs if they wanted.
You claim to remember reading something that you can't find to post, and I'm "disgusting" for asking for a link to verify?
Lotus, your position in protesting my request for simple confirmation is a bit comical, and I'm sure that humor isn't lost on readers regardless of their HD DVD or BD persuasion. Is that the best defense of the veracity of production TL51 you can find? Tell the guy asking for confirmation that he's "disgusting" for doing so???
I'm merely asking for a verified link documented confirmation from a trusted source that the discs are ready for production and that the new discs are interoperable with current hardware via upgrades. Even if there's no verifiable confirmation available right now, as long as there is truth to TL51GB production and interoperability, then confirmation should be available be sooner or later. We're patient.
It seems to me if something isn't going to work on something and it has never been even talked about by the manufacturer then it should be the responsibility of you to prove your claim.
Boy have you got this game backwards. It's not up to me to prove anything because I'm not the one making claims... you are... I'm the one ASKING for verfication of your claims. It's up to you to demonstrate that your claims are true.
Oh by the way everybody, a trusted source just told me that 200GB Blu-ray is ready for production with great yeilds and the discs will play on every player. Expect a major studio to release titles on 500GB blu-ray any day now. Oh... you want confirmation? How disgusting!
I guess if you can't prove I'm wrong then I'm right? Is that how your game of documentation works? The rules confuse me.