[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 143480] [GStreamer] extra-headers and keep-alive properties for HTTP source element

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Wed Apr 8 09:11:44 PDT 2015


--- Comment #11 from Sebastian Dröge (slomo) <slomo at coaxion.net> ---
(In reply to comment #10)
> (In reply to comment #8)
> > Comment on attachment 250269 [details]
> > patch
> > 
> > Looks good to me too! You probably also want to implement another properties
> > from souphttpsrc here: compress. That's very useful for HTTP adaptive
> > streaming (it's used for the playlists/Manifests there, which are plaintext).
> Yeah I saw it's used by hlsdemux, thought about adding it as well, but is it
> really worth it?

They can easily become 1-2MB uncompressed, and as it's plaintext it compresses well and can get down to 100kb or something. Makes a big difference with the time needed from clicking play to getting the first media on the screen/speakers :) Especially if it's audio-only and you have a mobile data connection.

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