dvfs api and toolkits
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.
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