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Re: [Fwd: Fwd: Getting older]



On Sun, 2006-09-17 at 21:24 +0100, Anne Wilson wrote:

> Eventually realised that it's called HelixPlayer, and yes, it can be removed - 
> Ric, are you listening?

HelixPlayer... that was intuitive. I don't guess it could have just been
named helix... oh Hell naww, it's too #%^$& important to be all lower
case with a simple name. I did rpm -q --whatprovides helix and nothing
came up. There ought to be a law.
 
> It does, but the embedded tab didn't allow me to do anything helpful.  I still 
> don't know why the problem occurred.  HelixPlayer was not listed to be used 
> at all, but it seems to grab things.  

Thanx, Sis. You're on to it. It seems to grab things when I don't want
it to grab things. That's my beef. I am ignorant of the mechanism that
does this and would remove it if it became known. File Mangler is no
help at all. It has unresolvable file depends on totem-xine. 

> Anyway, removing HelixPlayer hasn't 
> helped the original problem.  From the url that Scott gave I can play it with 
> 'Music Player' whatever that may be, but I still can't play it from the url 
> that Ric originally gave us.

You must have missed the errata... when I originally copied and pasted I
only got the text, not the link. My bad. We cleared it up in the posts
that followed, which you may have deleted on the fly. 

<smiles, but showing no teeth and avoiding direct eye contact>

Ric
  
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