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Re: Bug#221806: ITP: mmsclient -- mms streaming media download utility

On Thursday 20 November 2003 06:12 am, Wesley J Landaker wrote:
> On Thursday 20 November 2003 12:10 am, Joe Drew wrote:
> > On Thu, 2003-11-20 at 00:44, Wesley J. Landaker wrote:
> > > mmsclient is a simple client to download streaming audio and/or
> > > video media from the internet using the MMS protocol. Downloaded
> > > streams can then be replayed offline at your leisure, using any
> > > compatible media player of your choice (not included).
> >
> > Do you have a definition of MMS? MultiMedia Stream?
> Various sources list it as "Microsoft Media Server protocol" or
> "MultiMedia Stream protocol." From what I can glean, those are both
> interpolations from the protocol prefix "mms://"
> The website http://get.to/sdp has some non-free "FreeWare" as well as
> some documents on the MMS protocol that they figured out themselves.
> The mmsclient upstream web page links here as a reference.
Could you clarify that somewhere in the package description? It's confusing, 
since MMS is also MultiMedia Messenging*, and there's a 'smsclient' package 
which sends SMS messages.

* MMS is (basically) like an extended SMS, which you can send pictures, video, 
etc through.

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