louis at audiorealm.com
Fri Mar 21 07:44:35 PST 2003
ok - I'm now starting a new bitstream on each song change, but still no-go.
Only on the very first reconnect does the title streaming show correct.
The metadata information however NEVER displays correctly in the stats.xml -
even though the comment headers seem to be fine - so I suspect I need to use
btw - Metdata inside OddCast DSP seems to work fine...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Geoff Shang" <gshang at uq.net.au>
To: <icecast-dev at xiph.org>
Sent: Friday, March 21, 2003 5:02 PM
Subject: Re: [icecast-dev] Metadata
> Disclaimer: I'm not a developer!
> You're right - the metadata as it is right now is contained within vorbis
> comments placed within the vorbis stream. The comments can only appear in
> the second vorbis packet of a vorbis stream. The way to get around this
> to chain ogg bitstreams together. This is explicitely allowed in the
> so if you need to update the metadata, conclude your ogg stream and then
> start a new one, as if you had 2 ogg files and you joined them one after
> the other. This is why, if you play a stream like Kirk Reiser's egoplay
> that updates every song in a player such as ogg123 that shows elapsed
> you'll see it reset at the beginning of each song.
> Egoplay 112-128 kbps - http://linux-speakup.org:9000/egoplay.ogg
> Egoplay 64kbps - http://linux-speakup.org:9000/egoplay64.ogg
> Egoplay 24kbps - http://linux-speakup.org:9000/egoplay24.ogg
> Hope this is (a) right and (b) helpful.
> Geoff Shang <gshang at uq.net.au>
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