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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2010 22:54:43 +0100
Message-ID: <4B47A9A3.7090401@gmx.de>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
CC: Philip J├Ągenstedt <philipj@opera.com>, Jeremy Keith <jeremy@adactio.com>, HTMLwg WG <public-html@w3.org>
Robert O'Callahan wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 11:00 PM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de 
> <mailto:julian.reschke@gmx.de>> wrote:
>     If you need the first N and the last M bytes you can collapse that
>     into a single request - even if you don't know the total size - by
>     putting both ranges into the request, such as with:
>      Range: bytes= 0-n, -M
>     (where n = N -1)
> Do servers actually support that correctly?

If they don't they *should* return a 200 with the full entity. I guess 
it's worth a try; it's a request type that the Acrobat reader plugin is 
using as well, so it's definitely working in some servers, such as Apache.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 8 January 2010 21:55:39 UTC

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