[LINK] Streaming TV Tests

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Fri Mar 30 08:39:43 AEST 2007

Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
> George Bray wrote:
> <snip>
>> I don't have an ubuntu machine handy, but opening that link in VLC
>> 0.8.6 should decode the H.264.
> <snip>
> The March 2007 APC magazine comes with a bootable Knoppix 5.1 disk, 
> including Kaffeine/Xine. Simplest way to do base level cross platform 
> testing.
> Decoding proprietary licensed formats is an issue for Open Source 
> software. Sometimes, the license is in the hardware or it is a blackbox 
> such as the aforementioned settop boxes and DVD players, in relation to 
> MPEG2. Ofcourse as most PCs come with Windows, we are all paying for the 
> licenses anyway....
>  From what I can tell, from that weird Telstra Advertisement (bloke 
> takes his dog for a walk to letterbox) even Telstra has abandoned video 
> on demand and distributes DVDs. But I may have misunderstood the 
> Advertisement.
> Marghanita
Should Add,

While testing the Knoppix, I discovered that Adobe is now offering a
Linux flash viewer.

Marghanita da Cruz
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