dvfs api and toolkits

Sean Middleditch elanthis at awesomeplay.com
Sun Apr 10 02:03:40 EEST 2005

On Sat, 2005-04-09 at 23:24 +0000, Nate Nielsen wrote:
> Sean Middleditch wrote:
> > That isn't how D-VFS works.  I really am wondering where people keep
> > getting that impression, it's the complete opposite of pretty much every
> > example I've given so far.
> > 
> > You can read the file incrementally *while* the cache is being made.
> > Your app is given the stream of bytes as the download progresses, which
> > it can process as it sees fit.
> Yes, understood. The examples we're talking about (where seeking without
> a massive delay is required) are about immediately seeking half way into
> a large document (let's for our purposes say >100 MB) and starting to
> read the file from there.

Ah, sorry.  I wasn't even considering that particular example.  My

How often does that situation arise in practice?

> I listed a few examples in my other email to this list.
> Cheers,
> Nate
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