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

Stilgherrian stil at stilgherrian.com
Wed May 6 16:32:09 EST 2009


On 06/05/2009, at 4:26 PM, Ivan Trundle wrote:
> Wasn't their some prior debate (and concern) over RealPlayer's  
> intrusive policies? (not to mention the decline in the use of  
> RealPlayer generally)

There was, and the consensus seems to be that RealPlayer is Teh Evil™  
whereas somehow everyone else with vaguely similar policies, like  
Apple with Quicktime, is not.

Nevertheless, as Pia Waugh pointed out, there IS the VLC open source  
player for Windows, OS X, Linux and others, available at http://www.videolan.org/

Stil


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