[mythtv-users] Myth on a Laptop
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Oct 1 19:38:18 UTC 2007
On 10/01/2007 02:55 PM, Brett Kosinski wrote:
>> And increases the download size (time) by about 33% (HTTP is text-based,
>> so the binary must be base64 encoded (or whatever)). Not bad if you're
>> watching as you download (it's still faster than real-time), but kind of
>> annoying when transferring 10's of GB of recordings for all your TV
>> viewing during a week-long trip.
> What on earth gives you that idea? HTTP content payloads can most
> certainly be binary. Just telnet to a web server and issue a GET for
> a binary to see for yourself.
OK. Then it's just plain slow compared to other file transfer methods.
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