I'm sure Dupondt will have his own input to add, but
How can what appeared to be world beating technology and concept have been handled with such monumental ineptitude that it (apparently) rests on the health of one server that craps out pretty routinely?
For anyone who has owned Roku M & R products for any length of time, unfortunately we have seen a demise in customer support, R&D, and meaningful input from Roku's staff. They are in effect legacy products. One might say that forums are there for the users, not the developers/tech engineers, though this was not always the case and there used to be a fantastic dialogue between certain Roku engineers andthe user base. Sadly, no longer the case and the writing is and has been, for some time, on the wall...
Is there simply no money to be made here
RokuAnthony's (the CEO) post here answers this one (or not...) scroll down a couple of postshttp://forums.roku.com/viewtopic.php?t=20806&highlight=
if I am to change technologies, guess I'd better get on with it ASAP.
Yes, plenty other choices out there if you do your homework.
(weirdest part of all, Anthony Wood is the man who came up with the original concept for what became Dreamweaver - before it WAS Dreamweaver, which was THEN bought by Adobe. http://tinyurl.com/yc5use6
Makes you mad...)
G5, OS X 10.5.8, 3 x M1000, iTunes 10.4, slimserver 6.2.1/alienbbc (now redundant), firefly svn 1586, uNSLUng 6.8