Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Jim Bray on Mozilla and Open Source

Thursday December 19th, 2002

Paul Blaauw writes: "The Canadian Broadcasting Corp's daily morning business synopsis, The Business Network, aired a piece this morning on open-source software. The 'columnist's' favourite browser is... you guessed it: Mozilla!" The radio segment, which mainly focuses on the popularity of open-source software among big companies, is available for listening online in RealAudio 5.0 format.

#1 Is this a joke?

by Bushwack

Thursday December 19th, 2002 2:27 PM

They make a discussion about open-source software only available in realaudio format, how am I suppost to listen to it?

#4 Ogg Vorbis version

by bkor

Thursday December 19th, 2002 5:20 PM

If you don't have RealPlayer, use the Ogg Vorbis version:

#7 Re: Ogg Vorbis version

by pmsyyz

Friday December 20th, 2002 9:13 AM

Thanks, though needs to add a proper mime type for Ogg. It is being sent as text/plain. wget saves the day.

#5 Re: Is this a joke?

by metalcrypt

Thursday December 19th, 2002 5:39 PM

I don't think the format is determined by the content of the discussion (as if I needed to say that...) Like many, their streaming stuff is all RealCrap.

#6 I've heard that joke before...

by kirun

Thursday December 19th, 2002 5:41 PM

"If only they could come up with a name for Open Source that doesn't make it sound like some kind of skin condition..?"

" BUT Lunix si free though because teh hippys who made it forgot to charge moneys because they were flyin high on goofball. and it was OPEN SORES"

#2 good comments

by morg

Thursday December 19th, 2002 2:36 PM

Onward, ho!

#3 Transcript?

by DavidGerard

Thursday December 19th, 2002 4:35 PM

Anyone got a transcript to hand?

#8 Link Update

by ipottinger

Friday December 20th, 2002 12:14 PM

The the realplayer stream linked in the main article has since moved on to more pressing canadian concerns.

To access the archieved stream either:

1) visit

2) or visit CBC Radio One at then click on "The Business Network" located on the lower half of the page then select "ARCHIVES" from the left side panel.

#9 Re: Link Update

by AlexBishop

Friday December 20th, 2002 2:44 PM

Thanks. The link has been updated now.