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Re: ACTION-178: Review the complete document, remove unnecessary editorial notes before publication (Media Fragments Working Group)

From: Jack Jansen <Jack.Jansen@cwi.nl>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2010 09:26:13 +0200
Cc: raphael.troncy@eurecom.fr, Media Fragments Working Group WG <public-media-fragment@w3.org>
Message-Id: <505E3327-77E7-4C2C-8E61-CEA52B0E06AF@cwi.nl>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>

On 23 jun 2010, at 02:11, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 5:46 AM, Jack Jansen <Jack.Jansen@cwi.nl> wrote:
>> On 22 jun 2010, at 01:01, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>>> We could also just introduce a section 5.x that would describe how it
>>> can work with RTSP - I don't think there is that much to do, since all
>>> the protocol stuff should already work - it just needs to be put
>>> together (at least for the time dimension).
>> I'm slightly reluctant to do this, at this stage. I think we should just say "it's doable". The guidelines about the meaning of media fragments should make clear what needs to be done.
>> RTSP is really pretty much the same as file: here (and, actually, the same holds for mms: or any other scheme that could be used to transfer continuous media data).
> Well, maybe then we should not mention RTSP at all?

We could do that, too.

But, what I like about the references to other protocols is that it makes people realise (hopefully) that the URL (fragment) syntax isn't restricted to http: urls, and is actually protocol-independent. For the query syntax this is true to a somewhat more limited extent too (it's only implementable if there actually is a server on the "other side").
Jack Jansen, <Jack.Jansen@cwi.nl>, http://www.cwi.nl/~jack
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