[whatwg] why double downloading of ogg videos ?

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Tue May 4 07:31:36 PDT 2010

On 04.05.2010 16:16, Julian Reschke wrote:
> Rob,
> related question: do you do the partial GET only for getting access to
> metadata, or are you also using it for seeking in the video? (As opposed
> to downloading it once into the media cache, and then use that content
> throughout?)
> Best regards, Julian

I just managed to test with a larger, non-local OGV file, and Mozilla 
indeed seems to use partial GETs when seeking/skipping. Great.

Short question: is it intentional that the partial GETs do not use an 
If-Match: request header?

Best regards, Julian

More information about the whatwg mailing list