[Flac-dev] Idea to possibly improve flac?

Brian Waters brianmwaters at gmail.com
Fri Jan 7 13:40:28 PST 2011

No offense taken.

I think... first party: you
              second party: libflac
             third party: gstreaemer or mplayer or something like that
... I think...

PS David that looks cool

- BW

On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 4:34 PM, Jørgen Vigdal <jorgen at anion.no> wrote:
> 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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