[FFmpeg-devel] [rfc] merge the applehttp-urlprotocol into main

Martin Storsjö martin
Mon Feb 28 13:07:06 CET 2011

On Mon, 28 Feb 2011, Luca Barbato wrote:

> On 02/28/2011 12:54 PM, Martin Storsj? wrote:
> > That might indeed be a better route. Although I don't think we currently 
> > can handle registering a protocol that will catch any 
> > applehttp+<whatever>://, at the moment we'd have to register the full 
> > applehttp+<whatever> as protocol name.
> > 
> > What would be a good way of handling this? Adding a flag to URLProtocol, 
> > where a protocol can signal that it can work as a base protocol? That is, 
> > if this flag is set, we'd try to match only the part of the URL scheme up 
> > to the first + with this protocol name.
> might be useful go to this route and change the url splitter accordingly
> in the long run.

I'm not sure the url splitter in itself should be changed - there's no 
inherent meaning in using + as a separator. I'll try to prototype the 
thing I suggested above, though.

// Martin

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