Re: HTML Streaming

Albertfine@aol.com
Fri, 29 Aug 1997 18:54:36 -0400 (EDT)


From: Albertfine@aol.com
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 1997 18:54:36 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <970829185419_-1368760316@emout07.mail.aol.com>
To: www-html@w3.org
cc: pflynn@imbolc.ucc.ie
Subject: Re: HTML Streaming

Peter Flynn <pflynn@imbolc.ucc.ie> wrote:

>I think what I don't understand is what needs to be done to it. What do
>you have to do to  to "make it stream". By streaming, do you mean
>constant refreshing of the data? The term is usually used wrt realtime 
>data like audio or video, not serial data like text.

No, streaming basically means to view while downloading. Maybe you are 
thinking of push?

>I didn't mean to imply they'd do any harm, just I still don't understand
>what you need to do to the file structure. Can you give examples of what
>you'd need to add to make it stream?

I describe how a <p> tag would be streamed in an earlier post.

Albert Fine