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[whatwg] why double downloading of ogg videos ?

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 04 May 2010 16:31:36 +0200
Message-ID: <4BE02FC8.9020707@gmx.de>
On 04.05.2010 16:16, Julian Reschke wrote:
> Rob,
> related question: do you do the partial GET only for getting access to
> metadata, or are you also using it for seeking in the video? (As opposed
> to downloading it once into the media cache, and then use that content
> throughout?)
> Best regards, Julian

I just managed to test with a larger, non-local OGV file, and Mozilla 
indeed seems to use partial GETs when seeking/skipping. Great.

Short question: is it intentional that the partial GETs do not use an 
If-Match: request header?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 4 May 2010 07:31:36 UTC

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