[theora] Cortado status controls in IE6

Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell at gmail.com
Fri Oct 15 06:00:44 PDT 2010

On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 3:57 AM, informatique Mille babords
<informatique at millebabords.org> wrote:
>> So it looks like at least some of the MS JVMs will not be able to do
>> range requests, and this is how seeking is done (eg, requests a
>> particular section of the video).
>> It might be possible that newer versions of the MS JVMs have fixed
>> that bug, and that we could relax that check.
> After the SUN trial MS stopped the MSJAVA dev years ago. I think the applet
> or object code used should forbid the use of MSjava, maybe by requiring a
> recent version of Java >1.5 .

If we were going to require recent Java we might as well require the
user to install a real browser (FF 3.6+). :)

The point of cortado is to be compatible— and we've gone to some
lengths to maintain support for the old and terrible MS JVM.

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