[theora] Newbie Question: Seeking on remote .ogg files (audio)

Chris Pearce cpearce at mozilla.com
Wed Nov 30 13:33:00 PST 2011

Hi Rich,

Take a look at: 

I suspect your server either is using GZIP compression or doesn't 
correctly support HTTP 1.1 byte range requests.

Chris P.

On 1/12/2011 9:05 a.m., Rich Caloggero wrote:
> I have vorbis audio files on a remote server.  I want to be able to 
> listen to these files on my local machine using something like 
> winamp.  If I point winamp directly at the file using its url 
> (something like http://www.example.com/file.ogg), the file plays, but 
> is not seekable. If I do the same with .mp3 files, seeking works fine.
> I thought this might be a winamp issue, but trying to seek on a remote 
> .ogg file using Firefox's implementation of html5 audio element also 
> fails; it works fine locally.
> What is going on and how can I fix it?
> Thanx very much for any info...
> -- Rich
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