Not so if you ask me.....
Think about it, with strong PC DVD-ROM lasers, burning to expensive media would be a thing of the past. Worrying about exchanging lasers would no longer exist. Even with an ugly external drive and all the trouble to make the PC DVD-ROM drive co-exist in the ps2, I think it could be done, and help the ps2 community out greatly
-US Nintendo Wii unmodded (waiting for modchip and install)
-US Playstation 2 v15 SCPH-77001 w/Crystal Chip Pro 2.0
-US V1.0 Xbox w/Xenium Ice and X2 custom BIOS