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Apply creative selection rules

TVSDK applies creative selection rules in the following ways:
  • TVSDK applies all default rules first, followed by the zone-specific rules.
  • TVSDK ignores any rules that are not defined for the current zone ID.
  • Once TVSDK applies the default rules, the zone-specific rules can further change the creative priorities based on the host (domain) matches on the creative selected by the default rules.
  • In the included sample rules file with additional zone rules, once TVSDK applies the default rules, if the M3U8 creative domain does not contain my.domain.com or a.bcd.com and the ad zone is 1234 , the creatives are re-ordered and the Flash VPAID creative is played first if available. Otherwise an MP4 ad is played, and so on down to JavaScript.
  • If an ad creative is selected that TVSDK cannot play natively ( .mp4, .flv, etc.), TVSDK issues a repackaging request.
Note that the ad types that can be handled by TVSDK are still defined through the validMimeTypes setting in AuditudeSettings .