HTTP Live Streaming 2nd Edition
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Informational                                             R. Pantos, Ed.
Internet-Draft                                                Apple Inc.
Obsoletes: 8216 (if approved)                               June 8, 2018
Intended status: Informational
Expires: December 10, 2018

                    HTTP Live Streaming 2nd Edition
                     draft-pantos-hls-rfc8216bis-01

Abstract

   This document obsoletes RFC 8216.  It describes a protocol for
   transferring unbounded streams of multimedia data.  It specifies the
   data format of the files and the actions to be taken by the server
   (sender) and the clients (receivers) of the streams.  It describes
   version 8 of this protocol.

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   This Informational Internet Draft is submitted as an RFC Editor
   Contribution and/or non-IETF Document (not as a Contribution, IETF
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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction to HTTP Live Streaming . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   2.  Overview  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   3.  Media Segments  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     3.1.  Supported Media Segment Formats . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     3.2.  MPEG-2 Transport Streams  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     3.3.  Fragmented MPEG-4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     3.4.  Packed Audio  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     3.5.  WebVTT  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     3.6.  IMSC Subtitles  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   4.  Playlists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     4.1.  Definition of a Playlist  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     4.2.  Attribute Lists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     4.3.  Variable Substitution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     4.4.  Playlist Tags . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       4.4.1.  Basic Tags  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
         4.4.1.1.  EXTM3U  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
         4.4.1.2.  EXT-X-VERSION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       4.4.2.  Media Segment Tags  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
         4.4.2.1.  EXTINF  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
         4.4.2.2.  EXT-X-BYTERANGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
         4.4.2.3.  EXT-X-DISCONTINUITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
         4.4.2.4.  EXT-X-KEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
         4.4.2.5.  EXT-X-MAP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
         4.4.2.6.  EXT-X-PROGRAM-DATE-TIME . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
         4.4.2.7.  EXT-X-DATERANGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
           4.4.2.7.1.  Mapping SCTE-35 into EXT-X-DATERANGE  . . . .  20
         4.4.2.8.  EXT-X-GAP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
       4.4.3.  Media Playlist Tags . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
         4.4.3.1.  EXT-X-TARGETDURATION  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
         4.4.3.2.  EXT-X-MEDIA-SEQUENCE  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
         4.4.3.3.  EXT-X-DISCONTINUITY-SEQUENCE  . . . . . . . . . .  23
         4.4.3.4.  EXT-X-ENDLIST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
         4.4.3.5.  EXT-X-PLAYLIST-TYPE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
         4.4.3.6.  EXT-X-I-FRAMES-ONLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25
       4.4.4.  Master Playlist Tags  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25
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