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Re: marking some sections as "ready for implementation"

From: RaphaŽl Troncy <raphael.troncy@cwi.nl>
Date: Tue, 09 Feb 2010 15:09:16 +0100
Message-ID: <4B716C8C.2010407@cwi.nl>
To: Conrad Parker <conrad@metadecks.org>
CC: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, Media Fragment <public-media-fragment@w3.org>
Hi Conrad,

> for this part (which only relates to how a client acts on a #t=), I
> don't think it's necessary for the Media Fragments spec to say how a
> user agent actually retrieves the data for a given media-type. This is
> really dependent on that media-type; it may involve one or more
> byte-range requests (eg. in the two schemes you mention for Ogg), or
> it may involve loading auxiliary resources which describe where to get
> various bits required for a time offset (eg. for quicktime adaptive
> streaming or MS smooth streaming), and these may then involve requests
> of many different resources that make up the media. Basically my point
> is that the specific mechanism depends on both what the media-type
> specifies and what the client is capable of, and doesn't belong in
> this section of the Media Fragments spec.
> It might be simpler to just say that if the client is capable of
> seeking in a resource, then the #t= indicates to the client that it
> should seek to that time -- and perhaps we can even word that
> unambiguously enough to be normative.

Could you please add a paragraph in the Section 5.2.1 (in a note?) that 
says more or less that?


RaphaŽl Troncy
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