[Icecast-dev] why HLS/DASH are problematic in an Icecast context

Ralph Giles giles at thaumas.net
Fri Feb 20 11:51:20 PST 2015

On 2015-02-20 8:05 AM, Eric Richardson wrote:
> Because we don't have to keep one connection alive, HLS handles that on
> today's network routing realities

So the issue here is that with an icecast stream there's no way to
restart playback on a new tcp session without missing some of the
content? You'd rather have smooth playback through reconnects even if it
adds latence?


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