Re: Netscape vs. Internet Explorer Comparison trials

Rudy Komsic ( (no email) )
Mon, 26 Jan 1998 06:45:44 -0500

Netshow has been licensed from Real. But Microsoft tweeked it up a bit with
their algorithms.

-----Original Message-----
From: Mitchell B. Wagers <>
To: <>
Date: January 25, 1998 8:32 PM
Subject: RE: Netscape vs. Internet Explorer Comparison trials

>Don't need activeX for Netshow, and Netshow is by *FAR* the best streaming,
>much better than Real(tm).
>At 08:12 PM 1/25/98 -0500, you wrote:
>>One of the browser things we are comparing is streaming audio and video..
>right now I am listening to the live superbowl stadium feed using the NT
>netshow player on an NT box with p133 32mb ram while watching the TV video
>feed and it is impressing the hell out of me!
>>It looks to us that if Netscape can't handle activeX very soon they will
>be dead.
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Chilton []
>>Sent: Saturday, January 24, 1998 3:46 PM
>>Subject: Netscape vs. Internet Explorer Comparison trials
>>Ok, I've had it with the pathetic browser comparison pages. I'm doing my
>>own. But I need your help!
>>What aspects should I compare? Here are the ones I have schemed up so
>>far. Please let me know if there are other aspects that I have missed,
>>that are important to you, and for that matter, your users.
>>Java compatability
>>Memory requirements
>>Hard drive space requirements
>>Minimum system requirements
>>Reliance on TSRs, Extensions, Inits, and other system level software
>>Speed at loading a page of text
>>Speed at loading a page of tables and text
>>Speed at loading a graphically intense page
>>Speed at loading a page with frames, tables, text, and lots of graphics
>>Did I miss one? Several? Let me know and this week I'll host a massive
>>test to find out who is the true winner, or at least what each one is
>>better at.
>>-Chilton Webb
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