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Re: Public feedback on HTML5 video

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2009 00:09:45 +1100
Message-ID: <2c0e02830912290509k4e0ee4dcl261eed66fb12e893@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: robert@ocallahan.org, Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Gavin Carothers <gavin@carothers.name>, HTMLwg <public-html@w3.org>, comments@daringfireball.net
On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 10:32 PM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>> ...
>> In Ogg and Annodex we have used a HTTP parameter called
>> X-Content-Duration to communicate the duration of a video to a user
>> agent. It may be an idea to introduce / implement this more widely for
>> any content type, since typically it is not much of a problem for a
>> server extension to calculate the duration of a video, but the user
>> agent has to do all sorts of acrobatics to find out such. There is
>> just the issue of creating server extensions...
>> ...
> *Please* do not introduce "X-*" headers. "X-" doesn't have any special
> meaning in message headers; see
> <http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3864#section-2.1> for details on registration
> procedures.

X-Content-Duration is used to test out such a header before putting it
forward for registration. If ppl are happy to use such a header
everywhere, it indeed needs to be registered properly.

Received on Tuesday, 29 December 2009 13:10:38 UTC

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