[Matroska-devel] HTML5

Steve Lhomme slhomme at matroska.org
Fri Apr 9 10:09:19 CEST 2010


I think the DivX Web Plugin is not using the DirectShow filter directly. But
I can't tell for sure.

On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 12:05 AM, Kristopher Gilbert <ogre at chaocracy.net>wrote:

> I couldn't even get the DivX MKV splitter to work properly. It just crashed
> WMP as soon as it ran. Ironically, it worked in Media Center but
> FastForward/Rewind didn't work properly like they did in the beta/dev
> releases.
>
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> matroska-devel-bounces at lists.matroska.org] On Behalf Of Kurtnoise
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> Subject: Re: [Matroska-devel] HTML5
>
> Hi Steve,
>
> Steve Lhomme a écrit :
> > Streaming from what point of view ? The player or the server ?
> >
> > On the server side it's easy, it should present the stream as a file,
> > where you can (optionally) seek. It's standard HTTP streaming.
> >
> > On the player side you may need to avoid "forward" seeking. It's
> > possible in HTTP but is not optimal in terms of connection speed. So
> > whatever element that requires you to seek to far in the file should be
> > avoid. Normally the Segment Info and Track Info headers are at the
> > beggining of the file and that's all you need for playback. If you want
> > to handle seeking, you may load the Cue list. But it's likely that you
> > have to seek forward in the file to do that. So I would advise to only
> > load it when you need it (ie when the user actually wants to seek).
> >
> Did you try already the DivX Plus HD solution [1] to stream mkv files ?
> If yes, may I ask you to have your comments on this...;-)
>
>
>
> Best Regards,
> Kurtnoise
>
>
> [1] http://developer.divx.com/docs/DivX_Web_Player
>
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