Goliath-1, David-0

Ozer, Jan
November 1998
EMedia Professional;Nov98, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p58
Academic Journal
Reports on developments concerning RealNetworks' claims against Microsoft concerning compatibility of products. Charges that Real's G-2 beta player is disabled whenever Microsoft's MediaPlayer is installed; Proper functioning of RealPlayer 4.0 when independently run; View that real could have prevented the problem by prohibiting Microsoft from stealing the MIME type.


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