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

Robert O'Callahan wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 11:00 PM, Julian Reschke < 
> <>> 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