[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits]?commit:?stream_filter/httplive.c:?HTTP Live Streaming (Jean-Paul?Saman )

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Wed Oct 13 13:36:33 CEST 2010

On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 01:28:30PM +0200, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
> Of course, if someone reuses the same M3U8 tricks with a different payload
> file format, then VLC should support it in due time. But I don't think we
> should _promote_ this, nor any other OSS project. In my opinion, M3U8 is
> just a hack around limitations of the TS to enable (imprecise) seeking, and
> if you will, bandwidth negotiation.

Indeed. I don't want to do politics on this, I let that to Google,
APRIL, FSF and Xiph.org

I just would prefer that VLC is ready for new brain-dead formats
without a lot of work :D

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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