[foms] Proposal: adaptive streaming using open codecs

Chris Pearce chris at pearce.org.nz
Mon Nov 15 15:13:20 PST 2010

On 16/11/2010 6:48 a.m., Steve Lhomme wrote:
> Doesn't it lead to more sync issues when the files you received are
> not interleaved ?

Yes, it's harder to manage non-interleaved streams over multiple 

> One big pro for non interleaved is that switching between languages
> (or regular/commentary track) is a lot easier and the only reasonable
> way to handle it server side.

The earlier consensus from most of the content providers was the non 
interleaved was easier to manage, particularly at large scale when you 
have a number of different bitrate streams, and a number of different 
audio tracks.

Chris Pearce.

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