[vlc-devel] Re: Cannot access MJPG streams

John Michael Williams jwill at isp.com
Wed Jul 6 18:21:33 CEST 2005

Hi Ivan

Iván Sánchez Ortega wrote:

> El Miércoles, 6 de Julio de 2005 11:42, Iván Sánchez Ortega escribió:
>>>[...]the HTTP server legocamera.marshall.edu
>>>sends LF as end of lines, instead of CRLF in HTTP headers. That's in
>>>violation of RFC2616, section 6, and may account for your problem.
>>>[...] I've tried to make the development version more robust as regards
>>>LF vs CRLF but given I can't reproduce your problem,
> I just realized that I have the problem on VLC on windows, and not on Linux... 
> and that the treatment of carriage return/linefeed is completely different in 
> DOS-bases OSes and UNIX-based OSes...
> So, let me guess: Windows is screwing up all the CR/LF stuff, and so the HTTP 
> module thinks that the --myboundary line is part of the HTTP headers...

Now, now, as everyone knows, Windows has to be runnable on
a typewriter.   So, it has to use a "carriage return" AND a
"line feed" at the end of overy line.

Otherwise, the computer would go "bing" on every line!
That would wake up the embedded computer.

                      jwill at isp.com
                   John Michael Williams

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