[Icecast-dev] Icecast2 Player Protocol
karl at xiph.org
Mon Mar 28 08:58:12 PST 2005
On Mon, 2005-03-28 at 10:46, Greg J. Ogonowski wrote:
> There are some differences in the way the metadata is handled between
> SHOUTcast and Icecast2. This, I believe is the primary reason why player
> developers get SHOUTcast streams to play but not necessarily Icecast2. VLC
> and BetaPlayer are perfect examples of this. I have been doing some
> testing with BetaPlayer on a Verizon Wirelss CE device, and unfortunately
> Icecast2 streams misbehave in a bad way, even when burst-on-connect is
> disabled, yet SHOUTcast streams work fine.
metadata is handled in different ways between relays and source clients
and between codecs.
> As source encoder developers, we are about to look into this ourselves to
> see what the deal is on the "other" side of things. If you have any
> further information, it would be greatly appreciated.
If you have a repeatable case that shows a problem then by all means
I'll look into it. You'll need to give the details, logs, player effect,
maybe a network capture.
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