[thelist] Shockwave question

John Handelaar genghis at members.evolt.org
Tue May 8 19:29:27 CDT 2001

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Dowdell" <jdowdell at macromedia.com>
To: <thelist at lists.evolt.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 08, 2001 11:38 PM
Subject: Re: [thelist] Shockwave question

> At 6:09 AM 5/5/1, John Handelaar wrote:
> > Basically I'm shamelessly taking advantage of the fact that
> > Jon's on thelist here...
> oops, sorry for the delay, I only caught this when cleaning the mailbox
> today.... :(

No probs :-)

> > Q: Given that you can stream Quicktime audio into a Shockwave
> > movie, can that Quicktime source be a live stream?
> I don't see a reason why not, but I'm not up on any possible differences
> between how the QuickTIme Streaming Server might handle precompressed
> streaming video and compressed-on-demand streaming video. From Director's
> point of view it should end up being the same thing, but there may be
> something in the preparation of that video that I'm not aware of, sorry.

I'll check out the link, but my main point wasn't the 'streaming' part
but the 'live' part - is there something in the scripting that can permit
a single osund to continue playing more or less indefinitely without
resorting to looping?


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