Thank you! I'll look into this and test for possible side effects.

On Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 4:28:06 PM UTC+2, Mark H. Wood wrote:
> On Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 3:16:37 AM UTC-5, Anis wrote:
>> We're planning to add very simple video streaming support to our UI, by 
>> basically adding a video tag if the file format is right. Now this simple 
>> change has hit a pretty annoying wall, as the streaming works neatly in 
>> every browser except Safari, because it requires byte range requests from 
>> the server.
>> I noticed that this is implemented in DSpace7 (
>>, but the architectural 
>> changes are so big, that I'm not quite sure where the relevant parts would 
>> be in the DSpace5 source. So quite simply I'm asking, where should I start 
>> looking into, in the source, to backport this to 5?
> In XMLUI byte ranges are explicitly disabled in 
> dspace-xmlui/src/main/java/org/dspace/app/xmlui/cocoon/
> around line 68.
> I vaguely recall that DSpace did support byte-range requests at one time 
> but that it was taken out to fix some other problem.  But my memory may be 
> faulty. 

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