Apple delays launch of QuickTime 6 because of MPEG-4 license terms

“Apple announced at the QuickTime Live! Conference today that there’s a public preview of QuickTime 6 with full MPEG-4 support ready to ship, but the terms of the proposed MPEG-4 license are holding it back,” says a Slashdot report from the conference. See the Apple news release featured in the FT for more detail.