[vlc-devel] HLS player

Ilkka Ollakka ileoo at videolan.org
Wed May 15 09:21:44 CEST 2013

On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 09:57:06PM -0400, Kevin Cadieux wrote:
> Hello all,


> Is anyone aware of any issues and/or unimplemented features with VLC's HLS
> player? I read some reports on the forum that it sometimes crashes. In
> addition, I'm thinking it might not support the entire HLS protocol as
> described in the Internet draft:
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-pantos-http-live-streaming

Yes, currently the HLS player part supports protocol version 3. So quite
a lot of stuff is unimplemented that are in versions 4 and 5.

> I have been working on HLS players recently and I think I might be able to
> help.

> Please let me know if anyone is aware of the HLS player's status.

That would be great, patches are always welcome.

Ilkka Ollakka
	Two brothers, Mort and Bill, like to sail.  While Bill has a great
deal of experience, he certainly isn't the rigger Mort is.
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