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[whatwg] JSON Playlist Format

From: Nils Dagsson Moskopp <nils@dieweltistgarnichtso.net>
Date: Thu, 5 May 2011 18:08:43 +0200
Message-ID: <20110505180843.2bccf0c2@desudesudesu>
Zachary Ozer <zach at longtailvideo.com> schrieb am Thu, 5 May 2011
11:17:42 -0400:

> We've been getting some traffic on our forums from users wondering
> about JSON playlist formats. Specifically, because we aren't
> supporting XML playlists in our player in HTML5 mode (setting the
> Access-Control-Allow-Origin headers would be impossible for most of
> our users), they're looking for a JavaScript-friendly way to
> encapsulate their playlists.  

Which would also need CORS measures, or am I mistaken here?

> A very cursory search turned up JSPF
> (http://wiki.xiph.org/JSPF_Draft), but it appears to be in draft. Are
> y'all aware of any other formats, either in draft or that have been
> released? If no, any idea why no one's done it already?  

Probably because fallback to a proxy is way easier.
Anything blocking the use of XSPF + pass-through proxies?

Nils Dagsson Moskopp // erlehmann
Received on Thursday, 5 May 2011 09:08:43 UTC

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