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[Bug 17094] Define segment formats for MPEG2-TS

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--- Comment #9 from Alex Giladi <alex.giladi@huawei.com> 2012-07-03 22:47:21 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #8)
> (In reply to comment #7)
> > When you say "compatible with HLS" do you mean
> > (1) Any segments compatible with HLS will also be compatible with the
> > requirements here, or
> > (2) Segments compatible with the requirements here are also compatible with
> > HLS, or
> > (3) both of the above
> > 
> 
> Ideally (3) if that is reasonable to do. If not then I'd prefer to fall back to
> (2) so that existing content could be slightly modified to work with existing
> clients and the Media Source Extensions.
(2), with (3) happening nearly always.

The difference is that HLS does not disallow "bad practices" that makes
switching problematic (e.g. starting a segment in the middle of a picture). In
practice, I have never seen an encoder that does this.

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