I think the experts haven't really told the whole story, either.
At normal TV viewing distances, 3 to 5 meters, you might need a 125" display to tell the difference between DVD and HDTV. The average human eye can't focus well enough to resolve pixels much smaller than 2.4mm at that distance.
Fav quote - "Experience is whatcha don't get 'till ya don't need it no more."
System - Athlon 1.4GHz, Win98, Hauppauge PVR250 receiver and compressor.
Software -Magix Movie Edit Pro 10, Nero 6 + NeroVision Express, Moho 4.61, PSP 8.1, Bryce, Quicktime 6.52 pro, Goldwave 5, DVD-Lab.
Cameras - Panasonic GS9, Canon ES8400V, Canon EOS D20 and Canon A70