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Re: Linux vs Mac OS 10.3(Panther)

According to Albert Cahalan, on 13 May 2004 11:31:39 -0400, 
>On Thu, 2004-05-13 at 11:30, Rob Latham wrote:
>> On Wed, May 12, 2004 at 06:22:39PM -0400, Albert Cahalan wrote:
>> > forget about streaming video and flash
>> mplayer and mplayer-plugin make streaming video a little less painful,
>> but yeah, it's about 6 months before support for the latest codecs
>> shows up (pretty fast turnaround, if you ask me :> )
>So you can just point your web browser at a popular
>news site and watch the video clips?
>Skip-free full-screen video from an encrypted DVD too?
>I'd especially love a solution that was solid enough
>that I didn't have to worry about software upgrades
>breaking it.

Also, the realplayer 8 is distributed for most ppc linux architecture.
It does not work as a plugin, but if you look at the web page source in
firefox, you can fetch the media address and feed it to the player.


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accent, you silly king-a?!"  Monty Python and the Holy Grail

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