[theora] X-Content-Duration HTTP header

Jason Self jason.self at gmail.com
Wed Dec 30 16:32:26 PST 2009

On Dec 30, 2009, at 4:28 PM, Chris Pearce <chris at pearce.org.nz> wrote:

> On 12/31/2009 12:43 PM, Ralph Giles wrote:
>> If this is only being used to prime the seek bar, than integer  
>> seconds
>> are good enough, and we can just register a provisional http header
>> referencing RFC 3803. It's already in the permanent registry for  
>> MIME,
>> as documented in rfc 4021.
> Whole seconds is too coarse, we've encountered plenty of cases with
> HTML5 <audio> where people have short audio samples which are less  
> than
> a second long, and having the duration rounded up or down way is  
> annoying.

If it's less than a second long, wouldn't they just play it through?  
Is there even a need to seek around inside something so small?

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