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Re: ISSUE-7 (UA MF resolution): User Agent Media Fragment Resolution

From: Conrad Parker <conrad@metadecks.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2009 20:39:17 +0900
Message-ID: <dba6c0830904290439g4cf99861s654bd3353ee4f873@mail.gmail.com>
To: RaphaŽl Troncy <Raphael.Troncy@cwi.nl>
Cc: Media Fragments Working Group WG <public-media-fragment@w3.org>
2009/4/29 RaphaŽl Troncy <Raphael.Troncy@cwi.nl>:
> Michael,
>
>> ISSUE-7 (UA MF resolution): User Agent Media Fragment Resolution
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/2008/WebVideo/Fragments/tracker/issues/7
>>
>> Raised by: Michael Hausenblas On product:
>>
>> As we found in our 3rd F2F meeting in Barcelona, we need to define
>> what the client (UA) should do with media fragment (segment). This is
>> called "User Agent Media Fragment Resolution" or UA-MF resolution for
>> short.
>>
>> The expected outcome and goal is to describe the steps necessary
>> (incl. user notification, error handling) for a UA to interpret a
>> media fragment and initiate the retrieval of a certain segment.
>
> I'm not sure I understand exactly the scope of the issue you have raised.
> What do you mean by: "we need to define what the client (UA) should do with
> media fragment (segment)"?
> †- Do you mean, what the UA should do the first time it comes across a media
> fragment URI (i.e. how to parse the URI and transform it into a HTTP
> request)?
> †- Or do you mean, what is the whole process (i.e. single or dual step) that
> will ultimately make the UA play a media resource?
> If it is the latter, then this issue is actually the description of what we
> have called so far the HTTP implementation (a bad name, I agree) available
> at http://www.w3.org/2008/WebVideo/Fragments/wiki/HTTP_implementation and
> that we will need to further complete/discuss once the proposal of Conrad is
> on the table.

Hi,

regarding my actions on that, I've scheduled some time to work over
the wiki next week (after this Friday). This week I need to catch up
with other work since returning from Spain :-)

So, I'll make a note to get that written up before next week's teleconf.

cheers,

Conrad.
Received on Wednesday, 29 April 2009 11:39:53 GMT

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