Streaming server / YouTube

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Tue May 26 16:09:54 UTC 2009

>> while watching...
> While downloading, you're usually not watching (while it's
> still possible to watch inclomplete files with mplayer).
if you type URL containing flash movie in browser (with flash enabled of 
course ;) it will start playing it before downloading all.

> And for complete correctness, the video IS stored on the
> harddrive "in parts" (according to the hard drive based
> caching of the stream).
are you sure on harddrive not memory only? i assume you talk about youtube 

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