Heiko Recktenwald on 21 Nov 2000 11:07:57 -0000

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[Nettime-bold] Schoenheit im Gebrauch

Well, its megasimple, but it had to be defined, now it is at


with a reference to the Leonardo Music Journal ;-)

A better shellscript, less junk, would be:

   #!/bin/sh -
   exec xargs -n 1 mtvp < "$1"

But thanks to Russia for the junk !!

Anyway, voila:

Subject: video/vnd.mpegurl

Name : Heiko Recktenwald

E-mail : uzs106@uni-bonn.de

MIME media type name : Video

MIME subtype name : Vendor Tree - vnd.mpegurl

Required parameters : none

Optional parameters : none

Encoding considerations :

This media type consists of a series of URLs. URLs are textual in
nature, however, they can be quite long and thus may need encoding in
conjunction with transports that impose line length restrictions.

Security considerations :

In order to use this media type the URLs it contains must be accessed.
This means that all security concerns that apply to URLs in general
also apply to this media type. See RFC 1738 for details.

The result of accessing the the URLs contained in this media type
should be one or more MPEG files. As such, the security considerations
for the video/mpeg are also apply to the use of this type.

Interoperability considerations : 

This MIME type can be used on all platforms, that can display MPEG

Published specification :

This media type consists of a serie of URLs of MPEG Video files.
See also Guy van Belle et al.: Power and Responsibility, Conversations

with Contributors, LMJ 9 (1999), 127 - 133, 129 (Mit Press),

SMIL (http://www.w3c.org/AudioVideo/).

Applications which use this media :

A shellscript like

        cat $1 | xargs -n 1 mtvp

with mtvp as the MPEG Video player. 

Additional information :

1. Magic number(s) :
2. File extension(s) : .mgu
3. Macintosh file type code :

Person to contact for further information :

1. Name : 

Heiko Recktenwald, Kurfuerstenstrasse 35, 53115 Bonn, Germany

2. E-mail : uzs106@uni-bonn.de

Intended usage : Common

Author/Change controller : Heiko Recktenwald


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