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> *From:* George Eycott <george at eycott.co.uk>
> *To:* get_iplayer at lists.infradead.org
> *Date:* Mon, 12 Apr 2021 19:29:57 +0100
> > None at all. That buffer is purely a function of your Smart TV
> > and is nothing to do with the BBC.
> Actually that is not the case nowadays, there is a two hour
> "buffer" built into IPlayer. To see it in action go to Iplayer on
> the BBC website, pick a channel and choose to watch it live. You can
> then go back up to two hours.
> This means that on a smart TV for example you can go back up to two
> hours without it needing to have been on that multiplex (or even
> turned on) for the time covered by the buffer.
> Things have moved on since the days of the Tivo method of pausing
> live tv!
Ok. I stand corrected on that one but there's still no way of GIP
accessing that live iplayer feed, whether truly live or delayed.
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