BBC, RealPlayer and FreeBSD

RW fbsd06 at mlists.homeunix.com
Fri Apr 27 03:24:09 BST 2007


On Fri, 27 Apr 2007 02:39:39 +0100
RW <fbsd06 at mlists.homeunix.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 26 Apr 2007 21:32:02 +0100
> Paul Robinson <paul at iconoplex.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> 
> > Surely Firefox is just opening realplayer, right? 
> 
> Only if you told it to in preferences. 


I forgot to mention, realplayer has a very substantial advantage over
mplayer, that it can seek within the listen-again streams with it's
slider-bar. I find this very useful, for example, if I want to
listen to the last ten minutes of an hour-long program.
And realplayer isn't unreliable with the BBC audio streams.




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