[Icecast-dev] [icecast metadata]Voting functionality

marc [Wordpress-to-go] hello at wordpress-to-go.de
Wed Aug 29 22:24:37 UTC 2018

Am 29.08.2018 um 23:31 schrieb Christoph Zimmermann:
> Hi Marc
>> there was a voting button (UP and DOWN ) and when you hit the button
>> during the track was playing, it displayed
>> " Thanks for your vote, the song is now on position 106 because of
>> your vote" , i thought neat idea and i was researching a bit
> Yes, indeed it is a nice idea and it gives the listener much more
> reason to go to your website and therefor see what else is on it.
> It gives much more activity on your site and other functions, if you
> have a forum or other means for discussions, likes, blogs etc.
>> so is there any metadata for a song ID , so that you could assign the
>> vote to the right tack.
>> is this helpful ? Anyone ever implemented such a functionality and
>> could point me in the right direction ?
> The voting function is not related to icecast itself but for the
> streaming source. This also knows about the song currently playing and
> songs that are available.
> The software behind CVGM radio (http://www.cvgm.net) is
> called demovibes and is open source software:
> https://github.com/demovibes
> It allows you to vote (on CVGM you need to log in, on bigbeatradio.com
> no account needed, but streams are permanently down) but has many other
> interactive features like browsing the collection, queue songs,
> favorites list, information about labels, artists, instruments used,
> links to other sites.

Hi Christoph,

thanks for links, well its actually a bit more complicated and that isĀ 
might be the reason the project
gets abandoned and i forgot to add, voting should be possible without

> All the best,
> Christoph
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