This can be done with some clever server-side code, a properly coded media
player and flv's with metadata injected. All the sources you need are here: 
including a php implementation of the server-side script. Read his code for
that player and you will learn a lot.

If you don't use php you could do something similar in java, coldfusion(saw
a script smewhere) or .NET. Or use lightHTTPD as descibed here:

For metadata injection there are a couple tools you can use:

Also, read up on this for more background info:

This should give you a good start.


> Message: 5
> Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2007 10:20:07 -0500
> From: Jeff Harrington <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Subject: [Flashcoders] Seeking in a Progressively Downloaded FLV -
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> With Flash 8 am I correct in believing that if I add cue points to a FLV
> that I'll be able to seek within it even though it's being delivered via
> a regular web server?  How does that work?  Does the web server actually
> get a new request? 
> Thanks,
> Jeff Harrington

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