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[SLUG] fwd: Olympics streaming format

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- Jeff

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Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2000 11:09:49 +1000
From: "Optus@Home Team" <athome@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: jdub@xxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: FW: Olympics streaming format
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Hello Jeff,

Thank you for your email. We apologise for the inconvenience caused by our 
streaming format. We hope to be able to provide a wider range in the future.

Kind Regards,
The Optus@Home Team

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jeff Waugh [mailto:jdub@xxxxxxxxx]
>Sent: Friday, September 15, 2000 2:38 PM
>To: tcammarano@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: Olympics streaming format
>This is quite strange - you only have the Olympics streams running in
>Windows Media 7 format, where most important streams from other companies or
>events support both Real and MS.
>This is especially annoying for Linux users as Windows Media streams nor the
>software is supported, and Macintosh users, as the version of Windows Media
>Player available is too old.
>This means they have to watch the television! (shock horror!) ;)
>It would be great if you could support other platforms in the future,
>especially for critical events such as the Olympics - this is where you can
>prove the flexibility of good bandwidth!
>Sadly, some of your customers are left out.
>- Jeff

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