[icecast-dev] More libshout questions ((even)more info)

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Mon Jan 19 16:53:38 PST 2004

On Monday 19 January 2004 23:04, Deven Phillips wrote:
> Even more to consider...
>     The metadata is working with WinAmp and RealPlayer. The concern I
> have is that the 'url' metadata is being misinterpreted. My url has a
> "-" in it, and that is getting mistranslated somewhere and
> WinAmp/RealPlayer then see it as artist/title information.  Not good.
> WinAmp is supposed to display the website defined by the URL. Something
> else I'll be looking into. Perhaps libshout does/doesn't do some URL
> encoding?

libshout does not do url encoding for header values. If your client (winamp) 
has bugs requiring it to be encoded in this case, then you should do the 
encoding on the calling side.


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