Re: Widescreen vs. letter-box

John Holland (jholland@chipublib.org)
Thu, 25 Jan 2001 11:47:17 -0800 (PST)

I seem to recall that "letter-boxed" was originally a trademarked term that
refered to a specific aspect ratio, and did not generally mean any
widescreen presentation, but I think the two terms have become
interchangeable.

John Holland
Chicago Public Library

Mary Dexter wrote:

> I'm sure this has been addressed before, but is it the general opinion
> that widescreen and letter-box refer to the same type of screen format?
> Thanks ~
> Mary Dexter

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