Data Protection

Pierre Sahores psahores at
Sun May 9 17:32:39 EDT 2004

Thanks Richard !

Because the off-topic subject, the detailled response comes off-list ;)

Best, Pierre

Le 9 mai 04, à 21:03, Richard Gaskin a écrit :

> Pierre Sahores wrote:
>> BTW : just a little off topic... Do you have any web docs entry 
>> points to share about streaming QT/MP4 contents in a "one to many" 
>> sheme, runnable in IPV4, without having to send a different stream to 
>> each conected user, something like binding the IPV6 broadcast address 
>> witch could work in IPV4 mode ?... IPV6 is so great, as dream ;)
> It's a rare day when I can lend a hand to Pierre on Internet stuff, 
> but maybe this will help:
> In some limited testing here I've had surprisingly good results 
> playing SMIL documents in player objects.  What impresses me most is 
> that you can use media stored on any normal Web server:  when playing 
> a media file from a Web server directly QT insists on downloading the 
> file before running it, but the same file wrapped in a SMIL document 
> triggers a streaming behavior from QT, such that the media starts 
> playing as soon as even a small amount of it has been buffered. QT's 
> handling of media referenced within SMIL documents appears to be much 
> more efficient than even using the quick-start option.
> So conceivably, if the goal is to send different media to different 
> clients, one could write a Perl or Rev CGI to generate the SMIL on the 
> fly, referencing different media as needed.
> -- 
>  Richard Gaskin
>  Fourth World Media Corporation
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