[d@DCC] CBC's use of audio/video media formats.
rjordan at numb.ca
Sun Sep 12 18:49:48 EDT 2004
> Even if the CBC claims that the overwhelming majority of people use Windows
> Media Player, then MP3 audio format would satisfy both them _and_ everyone
> else "in the fringes", satisfying virtually everybody.
> Plus, there's shoutcast and icecast which are free software that can stream
> MP3 audio streams. These can be used on the large scale; someone I know
> runs a service with over 5000 concurrent listeners. The CBC can't even
> justify their Windows Media path based on cost!
Several operating systems don't come with built in MP3 support.
Windows 98/NT/2000, Redhat Linux (recent versions) and others.
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