[whatwg] Extending HTML 5 video for adaptive streaming

Aaron Colwell acolwell at google.com
Fri Jul 1 07:58:11 PDT 2011

Hi Adam,

On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 5:20 PM, Adam Malcontenti-Wilson <adman.com@
gmail.com> wrote:

> @acolwell:
> Is the appendData method one your suggesting or one already
> specified/existing?
> I'm suggesting it. It was a quick and dirty way to try out some ideas I had
while working on a prototype for Chromium. Now that I actually want to take
this out of the prototype stage, I'm trying to get a sense of whether
appendData() or a MediaStream based solution is more desirable.

> @robert:
> Some problems with concept of blobs being appended to, or as I have
> previously described as "Streaming Blobs" was mentioned at
> http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2011-June/032221.html
> I'm not exactly sure what that meant - but I'd expect the ideas
> discussed are similar.
> I saw this thread as well which is why I went down the MediaStream path.


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