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Re: video use-case

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2008 12:27:09 +1100
Message-ID: <2c0e02830810061827u1dabc0d1tdcad278b5ed36fc0@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Dave Singer" <singer@apple.com>
Cc: "Media Fragment" <public-media-fragment@w3.org>

On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 12:12 PM, Dave Singer <singer@apple.com> wrote:
> 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).

I see. In that case, you can do the URI fragment address conversion to
a byte-range request fully on the UA side. That's a nice special case
to consider. It won't work with all media resources though.

Thanks for explaining! Glad I understood how it works with MOV and MP4.

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