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Re: HTTP and Media Serving

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Sat, 18 Nov 1995 10:08:16 -0500
Message-Id: <199511181508.KAA29811@ebt-inc.ebt.com>
To: wsuhanic@acs.ryerson.ca
Cc: ses@tipper.oit.unc.edu, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
>I have been following the byte range discussions with much interest.
>What I propose is that instead of byte ranges, that a concept like
>time code be utilized to control media on the web. Traditional time code
>has the form:

What we really need (to repeat), is a general addressing mechanism
similar to that offered by HyTime. If we continually reinvent
addressing schemes with different syntaxes, it makes supporting all
the various syntaxes a real headache. One general (and extensible)
syntax is far more preferrable. 

Not that I am arguing for adoption of the syntax... 
Received on Saturday, 18 November 1995 07:09:45 UTC

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