[Scottish] BBC iPlayer for Macintosh but not for linux, for a long time, if ever . . .

John Gordon Ollason john at houseofdeer.co.uk
Sun Feb 10 07:57:07 GMT 2008

The BBC has announced that the iPlayer will soon be available for Macs. So  
MS and Apple are catered for, but not Open Source. I don't know if the  
BBC's charter as a public broadcaster is broken by the decision to limit  
its output to equipment made only by particular suppliers, but if it is  
not, in my view, it should be. I can't see the BBC getting away with  
limiting its broadcasts to a limited range of acceptable brands of  
television set, for example.

John O.

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