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Re: Public feedback on HTML5 video

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2009 17:45:29 +0100
Message-ID: <4B3CD529.9050700@gmx.de>
To: Philip J├Ągenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
CC: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Edward O'Connor <hober0@gmail.com>, Jeremy Keith <jeremy@adactio.com>, HTMLwg <public-html@w3.org>
Philip J├Ągenstedt wrote:
>> Potentially because of servers without proper partial request (byte 
>> range) support...
> In such a case I think one can still decode the first frame and report 
> the duration as +Inf (this is allowed per spec, and it is true if the 
> resource is a live stream like a webcam).
> ...

In that case you'd need still to do a complete GET, and then abort the 
connection (unless I'm missing something). Not good..

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 31 December 2009 16:46:10 UTC

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