Re: Public feedback on HTML5 video

Chris Double wrote:
> On 5/01/2010, at 1:29 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> Could you please clarify what "seekable" means in the context of HTTP resources?
> An Ogg resource served via HTTP is seekable if the HTTP server supports byte range requests. This is most easily determined if the server sends Accept-Ranges. 


> Some servers do not send that but still support byte ranges. Some of these (Amazon S3 for example) will respond with a 216 response code if you do a byte range request starting from 0 so they can be identified by making a range request on the first GET. 

You mean 206, right? That's what they are supposed to do.

Best regards, Julian

Received on Monday, 4 January 2010 14:19:26 UTC