Here in they UK it's not black and white, but they replace BBC Two with information on how to switch for a few months before they turn off analogue.
Different regions are switching at different times - over a period of months. The highly-populated London area switches last, in 2012. Some areas have already switched.
It seems to be going well, but if they'd mucked it up the first few times then that's a small problem, not a big one.
launchpad.net automatically watches some external bug tracker, so it must be possible.
Should we be pleased that the kids can out-think TV producers?"When the children saw Alasdair's Powerwatch website, and the excellent picture of the insulating mesh beekeeper hat that he sells (£27) to "protect your head from excess microwave exposure", they were astonished and outraged. Panorama were calmly expelled from the school.
We don't know who it was that discovered water, but we're pretty sure that it wasn't a fish. -- Marshall McLuhan