[webkit-gtk] LIVE video playback

Michael A. Peters mpeters at mac.com
Mon Jan 11 03:01:43 PST 2010

Hamza Awais wrote:
> Hi Philippe
> By LIVE/Streaming, i mean some thing like LIVE Broadcast stream (a TV
> channel stream) ... I know there is support for static file
> (http://url/file.ogg) playback in browsers with HTML5 support but
> what can we also play live stream-based source? like ustream.tv
> (provided the source supports non-flash streaming) 

I don't believe live streaming is part of the html 5 media 
specification, so it probably is best done with an object tag so a 
browser plugin could handle it.

There is a totem browser plugin, for example, that may work if GStreamer 
supports the stream.

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