Microsoft Internet Explorer for Windows, versions 5.5 SP2 and 6.0 (soon to be released) no longer support Netscape-style plug-ins (Emphasis added)
...does this:Microsoft Internet Explorer for Windows, versions 5.5 SP2 and6.0 (soon to be released) no longer support Netscape-styleplug-ins (Emphasis added) mean that other plug-ins besides QTare also affected, so that anybody whose web pages require themwill have to make changes? Is MS effectively breaking asignificant number of web pages out there by changing the wayMSIE uses plug-ins?
The amazing thing is that Microsoft has no clue how angry thisis going to make a significant portion of the web authors. Theyactually believe that Windows media player is better (sure, Iwant to put up with huge numbers of dropped frames even on afast connection, sure I do) and want to shove it down peoplesthroats. And they wonder why a significant amount of thecomputing profession supports anti-trust action against them.
Amen to that.I have yet to experience a Microsoft media technology which wassuperior in any way to a contemporary technology developed byanyone else.
Hmm well I can't call it superior, but real certainly isn't anybetter than Media player (c=