[vlc-devel] Re: buffering

Christophe Massiot massiot at via.ecp.fr
Wed Feb 26 23:19:59 CET 2003

À (At) 11:01 -0800 26/02/03, Marc Klaassen écrivait (wrote) :

>I am playing at home with it. It works well with wired interfaces. 
>When I am using 802.11b (for divx streams) or 802.11a (for dvd) for 
>wireless streaming there is sometimes a glitch in the picture. I can 
>only explain this from the fact that the 802.11 annex e is not 
>implemented yet. One way to counteract glitches is to have a 
>buffering mechanism inserted. Like the one real player has.
>Do you agree with the problem and solution described above?

No. Buffering won't help in your case, since we use the UDP protocol, 
and UDP doesn't have any mechanism to repeat lost frames. The only 
solution would be to use a protocol based on TCP, such as HTTP.

Christophe Massiot.
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