[Image-SIG] Quicktime port to Windows, join the project!

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Fri Feb 20 14:44:38 EST 2004

On Feb 20, 2004, at 2:41 PM, Bob Klimek wrote:

> Bob Ippolito wrote:
>> There is absolutely no chance of Quicktime being equally supported on  
>> Linux (well *maybe* on x86 by using the win32 quicktime dll, like  
>> some of the movie players can do to get proprietary codec support,  
>> but the chances of that happening are very slim).
> Why do you say that there is "absolutely no chance of Quicktime being  
> equally supported on Linux" ?  It already is. Check out:  
> (http://heroinewarrior.com/quicktime.php3). The problem is that many  
> of the codecs are not supported but the quicktime wrapper is open and  
> documented.

I said equally for a reason..

On Mac (and hypothetically on Win32), the QuickTime support in Python  
is a wrapper for the Apple QuickTime™ API, not a wrapper for  


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