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Re: video use-case

From: Dave Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2008 18:12:48 -0700
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To: Media Fragment <public-media-fragment@w3.org>

At 12:07  +1100 7/10/08, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>OK, so the tables are in the MOV file and therefore not available to
>the client without talking to the server. Therefore, you need to do at
>least one communication between client and server to get the
>information how to map time to byte-ranges. That is exactly the
>process I talked about earlier: the server has to tell the client.

Yes, but it's just a response to a regular byte-range request (or two).

>It is true however that the server can either tell the client
>generically how to map times to byte offsets for a specific video, or
>it can just provide the byte ranges directly to the client, which is
>then further dependent on communication with the server for further
>byte range mappings. I assume that was what you were trying to tell

If I follow you, yes.

David Singer
Received on Tuesday, 7 October 2008 01:14:22 UTC

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