[Mongrel] byte-range requests

Norbauer Alan altano at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 02:02:00 EDT 2007


>> On Aug 20, 2007, at 00:30 , Norbauer Alan wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>>
>> I did some initial tests and it seems that mongrel does not support
>> byte-range requests.  Is this correct?
>>
>> The reason I ask is that the iPhone requires byte-range requests to
>> work in order to stream audio or video from a web server.
>>
>> Thanks in advance,
>> alan
>>
>
> On Aug 20, 2007, at 2:21 PM, Wayne E. Seguin wrote:
> Alan,
>
> It is correct that Mongrel does not support byte-range requests at  
> this time.
>
> Are you dealing with all static content for the requests?
>
>   ~Wayne
>
> s///g
> Wayne E. Seguin
> Sr. Systems Architect & Systems Administrator
>

Yes, yes I am.  I'm creating an app that will stream audio off a  
desktop.  Since this will be an installable client app, I don't want  
to rely on anything like Apache.  But on the other hand, both webrick  
and mongrel do not support byte-range requests.

Thanks for the quick response!

-alan


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