[LINK] OT: Anyone able to download e.g. Shaun Macallif ep 9?

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Mon Apr 13 17:26:10 AEST 2015

On Mon, 2015-04-13 at 16:10 +1000, Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:
> On 12-Apr-15 10:36 PM, Karl Auer wrote:
> > Was just wondering if anyone had successfully downloaded (for example)
> > Shaun Macallif episode 9? Other than to an iPad?
> Do you mean stream/play or download the file for playing later?

The latter.

> I thought iview only allows streaming, and not downloads.

What it "allows" and what is possible are two quite different things.
However there does seem to be some subtle difference between how the
latest Macallif is stored and earlier episodes.

But we will never know what it is because in response to a politely
worded enquiry, with technical detail and request for more information,
I received a boiler plate "response to complaint", 4K of it, with
numerous links to pointless places, with a useful content of exactly

> FYI, I can play Macallif episode 9 - Windows 8.1, Firefox 37.0.1

Yep - you are a member of the Chosen, the Microsoft Club. Closed formats
are OK and open standards don't matter, because "everyone" uses Windows,
for which Adobe still supports Flash.

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au)

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