[LINK] Stream Test - Forum on high speed bandwidth in Australia

Roger Clarke Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au
Wed May 6 17:44:04 AEST 2009

At 17:16 +1000 6/5/09, Stilgherrian wrote:
>I'm guessing (hoping? imagining?) that a Mac's default of Safari and
>Quicktime will do the trick.

I'm joining the party late, but ...

1.  Safari 3.0.4 (523.12.2) fired up QuickTime Player 7.4.1 (14), and 
I'm listening to the piano (which is in a different key to what's on 
ABC-FM, so I'll turn it off now).

I can't see where in Safari to check the relevant settings.

Google Maps tells me "To use street view, you need Adobe Flash Player 
version 9 or newer", so maybe I managed to get rid of Flash sometime.

2.  Firefox/3.0.5 (okay, I know, I'm naughty, I'm 0.0.3 or so behind) 
offers a choice of QuickTime or 'Choose App', seemingly ignoring the 
RealOne Player - ah v. (only used for playing ABC-FM when 
I'm in Hong Kong).  And choosing QuickTime sets the piano playing 

Streetview fires up fine, so maybe that means I have Flash installed 
in Firefox.  Yes - Prefs/Apps confirms that.  But RTSP is 
specifically pointed at QuickTime, so all is well (for me, and 
presumably therefore for other people who don't muck around down at 
those levels).

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