[vlc-devel] upgrade MPEG DASH handling of relative URLs

Christopher Müller christopher.mueller at itec.uni-klu.ac.at
Thu Feb 16 07:30:24 CET 2012

> Von: vlc-devel-bounces at videolan.org [mailto:vlc-devel-
> bounces at videolan.org] Im Auftrag von Robert Forsman
> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 15. Februar 2012 23:45
> An: Mailing list for VLC media player developers
> Betreff: Re: [vlc-devel] upgrade MPEG DASH handling of relative URLs
> On Wed, 15 Feb 2012 13:20:14 -0500
> Christopher Müller <christopher.mueller at itec.uni-klu.ac.at> wrote:
> Also, I'm not certain why we should forever maintain separate parsers
> for separate profiles.  I can understand it as an intermediate
> implementation step, but the distant goal should be a single unified
> parser that can handle "urn:mpeg:dash:profile:full:2011".  I can
> understand if that's beyond the scope of your project, and I probably
> won't have time to contribute to it, but keep it in mind for the
> benefit of the coders who come after you.

Of course this is a goal but this would be a lot of work there a that much mechanisms so that it is easier to implement the most useful profiles.

> I can understand that fixing this problem is outside the scope of your
> development effort, but now that I have provided patches, I'm finding
> your resistance frustrating.
> As long as the stock VLC DASH implementation fails to properly
> implement section 5.6 I have to maintain these patches, which will be a
> bit of a drag on my time.

It is no resistance it is my opinion and a feedback to your patches. I am not responsible for applying patches so it is up to vlc, as I said the solution "seems" correct but I haven’t tested it yet.

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