dvfs api and toolkits

Nate Nielsen nielsen-list at memberwebs.com
Sun Apr 10 03:28:08 EEST 2005

Sean Middleditch wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-04-09 at 23:24 +0000, Nate Nielsen wrote:
>>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
> fault.
> How often does that situation arise in practice?

I listed several in a recent email to this list:


A complete study could be done, if it's necessary. Many file formats and
applications have this behavior. And yes, again, I am talking about
'document' (from a user perspective) type files and formats.


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