[foms] Proposal: adaptive streaming using open codecs

Benjamin M. Schwartz bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu
Tue Oct 19 12:46:54 PDT 2010

On 10/19/2010 03:42 PM, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 6:11 AM, Christopher Blizzard
>> but also
>> might be really useful if you don't want to have to keep reloading the
>> manifest and can generate it from another source.
> It only needs reloading for a live stream. There is no other means for
> a live stream to find out about the new files on the server other than
> through the manifest.

As others have pointed out, there are other mechanisms.  Most notably, a
naming scheme may easily be selected such that the names of all future
chunks is known in advance.  (e.g. <filename>-<incrementing number>.webm)


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