RealNetworks Incorporates Mozilla Rendering Engine In Private-label Media Player

Wednesday April 26th, 2000

According to this article in Netcenter's Tech News section, RealNetworks is adding a downloadable HTML rendering component -- based on Mozilla -- into a private-label version of the Real Player. The player, co-developed by RealNetworks and a company called Global Media, allows for Global Media's Associates to have a branded media-player solution for their broadcasting services.

RealNetworks interest in Mozilla first came to our attention at the Developer Meeting at Mountain View - but I thought they were only evaluating Mozilla at that point. It seems like they've made some progress!

Thanks to Tekhir and others for the news.

#3 Re: Well, kinda mixed news actually

by gerbilpower <>

Wednesday April 26th, 2000 3:01 PM

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Well a good side to this is that Real's modifications to Mozilla have been made public and there is some discussion about using some of the potential bug fixes by Real :)