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Re: Public feedback on HTML5 video

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 04 Jan 2010 15:18:51 +0100
Message-ID: <4B41F8CB.9050305@gmx.de>
To: Chris Double <cdouble@mozilla.com>
CC: HTMLwg <public-html@w3.org>
Chris Double wrote:
> On 5/01/2010, at 1:29 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> 
>> Could you please clarify what "seekable" means in the context of HTTP resources?
> 
> An Ogg resource served via HTTP is seekable if the HTTP server supports byte range requests. This is most easily determined if the server sends Accept-Ranges. 

Ok.

> Some servers do not send that but still support byte ranges. Some of these (Amazon S3 for example) will respond with a 216 response code if you do a byte range request starting from 0 so they can be identified by making a range request on the first GET. 

You mean 206, right? That's what they are supposed to do.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Monday, 4 January 2010 14:19:26 GMT

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