Protecting video files
revdan at danshafer.com
Sun Sep 25 01:25:18 CDT 2005
FWIW, I have done the same thing with several different binary file
types with excellent results and almost-good-enough protection.
On Sep 24, 2005, at 9:24 PM, sims wrote:
> At 11:09 PM -0500 9/24/05, J. Landman Gay wrote:
>> I'm working on something similar right now. What I did was place
>> each video file into a stack as a custom property. When it is time
>> to play the video, I write the custom property out to a temporary
>> file with a non-descript name in the "temporary items" folder,
>> then I set the filename of a player object to the temporary file.
>> When the movie is done, I delete the temporary file. Every time I
>> change videos, I use the same temporary file name. That way if
>> something happens and one of them is left on disk, the next video
>> just overwrites it.
> Thank you Jacque, I just wrote something very similar to that and
> was surprised at how
> fast it was. Most reassuring that you are doing the same sort of
> thing. Thanks!
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