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Re: [Bug-wget] Dubious Dash

From: Tim Rühsen
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] Dubious Dash
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:56:10 +0200
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Thanks for the pointer.

I opened an issue for Wget2 at https://gitlab.com/gnuwget/wget2/issues/234.

With Best Regards, Tim

On 07/20/2017 04:44 AM, Frederick George Wilson wrote:
> Those pesky manifest.mpd URLs -- the noncompliant (unverifiable) ones, that
> is!
>  I go to great lengths to unchain myself from the browser.  Can anyone
> recommend a concise wget command line that mimics Mozilla while retrieving
> a 150 to 300 KB file (via "links.txt)" roughly every three (3) seconds from
> a 24/7 live streaming site?
> Relevant URL:
> http://vs-dash-ww-rd-live.bbcfmt.hs.llnwd.net/al/lossless/client_manifest.mpd
> Bonus challenge: hear one (1) hour of working, unbroken sound from the Beeb
> (BBC Radio 3 and her experimental FLAC stream) using wget.  (Note: the .m4s
> file segments have a very short shelf life, i.e., < 10 mins).  It may be
> closer to a < 5 min. shelf life.  I couldn't be sure, as I was too busy
> clacking out my clunky command line(s).
> P.S. - If you're on anything more modern than Windows XP or Vista, you can
> simply plunk that .mpd URL into the latest VLC 3.0.0 nightly build, and VLC
> will do all the work -- but that's no fun!

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