[gst-devel] Thomas Vander Stichele's blog

Ronald S. Bultje rbultje at ronald.bitfreak.net
Wed Apr 20 05:58:37 CEST 2005

Hi Xavier,

this may not be the right place (Thomas' email is thomas at apestaart
dot org). Short reply:

On Wed, 2005-04-20 at 11:41, Xavier Bestel wrote:
> most video files are streamable, even if partially downloaded.

Not the same. Streamable files should play fine even when bytes are
randomly omitted from the bytestream. Almost all video files, like
Thomas claims, fail when that happens. MPEG, Ogg and ASF are some of the
few that have provisions to handle this.


Ronald S. Bultje <rbultje at ronald.bitfreak.net>

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