[Icecast-dev] Ogg Vorbis Streams - song or track metadata for
karl at xiph.org
Thu Mar 24 07:37:23 PST 2005
On Thu, 2005-03-24 at 08:56, Simon Liu wrote:
> I am writing client software to connect to Ogg streams. I believe
> Icecast supports sending track information for Mp3 streams, via
> icy-metadata / metaint.
yes, that is what shoutcast style metadata uses.
> - For MP3 streams, does Icecast also support sending track information
> 'out-of band' on another port?
in theory we could, although it doesn't currently. Whether it's worth
it is another matter.
> - For Ogg Vorbis streams, how is song/track information sent and
> updated to the client? How do I parse this information?
a new set of headers are sent, ie a new logical stream
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