[whatwg] Live video streaming with html5.

Henri Sivonen hsivonen at iki.fi
Wed Sep 22 03:36:12 PDT 2010

> In HTML5, a URL (or a set of URLs) point at what you want the
> user-agent to display. From the spec's point of view, you can insert
> any protocol (that can be described by a URL) in there. You'll need it
> to be supported by your user-agent, of course.

In practice, live streaming works with HTTP and either Ogg or WebM in at least Firefox and Opera (maybe Chromium, too), since Ogg and WebM don't require the length of the video to be known in advance.

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi

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