Progressive download in Phonon

Jonathan Wong jhannwong at
Sat Jun 6 15:20:40 BST 2009

I need reviews. How can my patches be approved without discussion with community needs?

I can commit? That's not good. I would hope the git is clean and tightly monitored, especially so
if there are very frequent commits.

Ian Monroe wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 7:47 AM, Jonathan Wong <jhannwong at> wrote:
>>> Whats wrong with normal streaming? I guess I don't get the
>>> difference.
>> Normal streaming don't save the video file on the client's hard disk, which is really what most
>> applications wanna do (not let general public store the broadcast video file).
>> For an in-house peer-to-peer system, we need progressive download to reduce bandwidth usage.
>> There's a whole argument about variable bitrate and streaming and such. At the moment, there isn't
>> a cost-effective way to store (on server) video files at various bitrates (forgot name of a
>> project that does it, but it's not in production state yet, I think).
>>> Phonon is really lacking leadership at the moment.
>> Does that mean I can't submit patches?
> Well you can send them here to review, but probably no one is going to
> commit them. You could do that yourself.
> Ian
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