[mythtv-users] MythWeb: asx stream is kinda `choppy`

Trey Thompson treythompson at gmail.com
Tue Feb 6 03:01:51 UTC 2007

> Trey Thompson wrote:
> > And to add, does this do any transcoding on the fly?  I I've searched
> > the Wiki and the only posts I see there related to this are about
> > other packages, Mythstream, or custom pre-done flash conversions.
> Nope.  The current asx is just a wrapper for the stream downloader,
> since it seems that some players don't like playing files straight from
> a download URL.
> On-the-fly transcoding will happen as soon as support for file
> maintenance is added to the backend.  Hopefully by .21, but you never know.

Ahhh, thanks for the explanation Chris.  Very interesting!  Just out
of curiosity, what do you mean "file maintenance"?

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