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Re: Should <video> buffer control be tri-state?

From: Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2010 10:54:12 +0100
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "Jeremy Keith" <jeremy@adactio.com>, "HTMLwg WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.u57kgmkaatwj1d@sisko.linkoping.osa>
On Fri, 08 Jan 2010 09:05:51 +0100, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  

> Philip Jägenstedt wrote:
>> ...
>> To get the first frame and duration for Ogg Theora, you must make at  
>> least 2 HTTP requests to get the beginning and end of the file (unless  
>> the X-Content-Duration header is used, in which case 1 would suffice).  
>> ...
> Out of curiosity, exactly what HTTP requests are these?

Two GET with Range: bytes=x-y should do if you can guess the amount of  
data needed at the beginning at end well enough and if the total size of  
the resource is returned with the first request (I don't know if that's  
typically the case or not).

Philip Jägenstedt
Core Developer
Opera Software
Received on Friday, 8 January 2010 09:55:02 UTC

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