Donald Larsson observes:

>I think that there is a confusion of terms here.  "Letterboxing" as I
>understand the term usually refers to "preserving" the original
>wide-screen format of a film.  This usually makes for a smaller image
>overall on the TV screen (since it is not as high as the screen--the
>top and bottom will be black; in some older version, there are
>arabesque curlicues or other designs on the top and/or bottom to fill
>the void.)

Sorry folks... got confused and inverted the terms 'panning and scanning'
and 'letterboxing'.  Swap 'em round and my previous post should hopefully
make sense.

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