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Re: iPhone streaming Internet-Draft posted

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2009 10:05:49 -0700
Message-Id: <p0624082ec69f6c4ecaf5@[]>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Daniel Stenberg <daniel@haxx.se>, http-live-streaming-review <http-live-streaming-review@group.apple.com>, Travis Brown <travis@apple.com>, Steve Sinclair <steve.sinclair@apple.com>, Stuart Cheshire <cheshire@apple.com>
At 16:09  -0700 4/08/09, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
>On Aug 4, 2009, at 3:15 PM, David Singer wrote:
>>The goal of the draft is to produce interoperable implementations. 
>>We wish to keep it focused on a single transport: HTTP.
>HTTP is not a transport.

OK, it is a transfer protocol; and this draft layers on it.

>>>But really, I'm mostly speaking with my HTTP hat on here and this 
>>>spec has very little to do with HTTP and I think I'd better rest 
>>>my case about the rest.
>>We believe that the title live-media-streaming-over-http removes 
>>any impression that it is an extension of the HTTP standard.
>Not as well as the title: Dynamic Playlist Format for Live Media Streaming

David Singer
Multimedia Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Wednesday, 5 August 2009 17:07:06 UTC

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