[MPlayer-users] Re: ASF audio file unreadable

Yan Morin yansanmo at iquebec.com
Tue Apr 13 19:01:47 CEST 2004

Paul TT wrote:

>On Tue, 13 Apr 2004 08:46:01 +0000 (UTC)
>adland <adland123 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>>Is there a reason why I can't read/stream this ASF file with mplayer 
>>>mplayer -verbose 1 -nocache 
>>wget http://ms.bandeapart.fm/bap/albums/973/6573_h_07-Patience.asf
>>we see this is a playlist (a file which refers to another source).
>>you would think about using the -playlist option.
>>However the server in playlist is 192.168.XXX.XX
>>which is odd.
>yes, it's not odd, it's terribly wrong
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Like he said before, you can have the good file, if you change the 
wget -U NSPlayer  
doesn't return the same file that
wget http://ms.bandeapart.fm/bap/albums/973/6573_h_07-Patience.asf

I just want to know why I'm able to read it with media player and not 
Is it because the file format use an unknown algorithm?

I can play half of these playlist files and I have to manually skip the 

Yan Morin

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