dvfs api and toolkits

Sean Middleditch elanthis at awesomeplay.com
Sun Apr 10 17:11:50 EEST 2005

On Sun, 2005-04-10 at 13:04 +0200, Waldo Bastian wrote:
> I would say that for now DVFS shouldn't support seeking and later on we can 
> have a look at applications like you mention above and see what there *exact* 
> needs are. For now they should just download the whole file and seek in 
> there. Later we can make that more optimized on selected backends (mostly 
> centered around http I imagine) I don't think it makes sense to do a poor 
> attempt at generalization at this point if the chance is large that the 
> result of that will still be unusable for the targeted applications.

I agree on this point.  We could even very well have seeking figured out
by 1.0; it's hard to figure out what will actually work here without
having code to test against.  Even if it misses 1.0, we can always get
it in 1.x down the road.

> Cheers,
> Waldo
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