[Flac-dev] Idea to possibly improve flac?

Jørgen Vigdal jorgen at anion.no
Fri Jan 7 13:34:48 PST 2011

Cool, thanks David. 

I'll have a look at it. 

- Jørgen.

On Jan 7, 2011, at 10:29 PM, David Richards wrote:

> I'd like to express a few things whilst I have the ear atleast a few folks.
> There once was a program called oddcast, and then edcast that you
> could use on linux to broadcast an OggFLAC encoded audio stream from
> jack. Sounds like something many folks would be interested in doing,
> but I haven't heard to much of a peep about it. At any rate, it had a
> a few issues legally and technical problems broadcasting an OggFLAC
> stream ( again related to periods of silence in the stream). So edcast
> is officialy dead now.
> But now it is an undead zombie! I talked to the original developer (
> Ed ), then removed the legally questionable parts (and windows
> support), and fixed some issues with vorbis and oggflac encoding, and
> I even added support for 24bit flac. I'm probably the only guy in the
> universe listening to streaming 24bit audio, but if anyone wants to
> join me the code is located here:
> https://github.com/oneman/edcast2_jack
> Cheers,
> -D

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