Re: [solarisx86] Re: Gnome vs. CDE wars
- Ben Taylor wrote:
> Anyone got a DVD movie to play in Solaris?Yes.
> I forget ifLast time I looked, it was the same for at least Debian and
> I was using ogle or totem, but the only way it played
> was I went and found that a libdecss that isn't part of
> blastwave had to be downloaded from a different site.
Mandrake/Mandriva: they're not distributing the CSS part.
could that have anything to do with some US companies suing everything
that tries to read a DVD on a platform they haven't blessed with their
mighty touch (and received mighty dollars for)?
> At least I could play movies now, but do you think theWhat should they do, then?
> average user is going to have the wherewithall to go
> find it (as opposed to reading the internal documentation
> first and maybe finding it there:-)
MS Windows is restricting them to a single region. It's not easy on
Windows when you want to play your legally purchased DVDs from another
Restrictions here are not technical, they're purely politics and economics.
I'm not in a hurry to see Sun including DRM in Solaris.
- In message <dadaac+dehl@...>, "palowoda" writes:
> I wish Weinberg would make more public appearances. He isSee yesterday's reporting by Gavin Clarke on the Sun conference
>interesting when it comes to Sun management.
call regarding Postgres and other features coming in Solaris 10
| Glenn Weinberg, a Sun vice president, announcing the deal Thursday,
| said: "A lot of Oracle and [IBM] DB2 runs on Solaris. Now, with open
| source databases becoming very interesting, we want... to make Solaris
| the premier platform for deploying them."