[icecast] using a web server?

Scott Manley scott at myplay.com
Thu Jun 7 19:06:51 UTC 2001

> 1) A web server won't concatinate songs together, but if someone is
> only downloading say a one-off clip, perhaps a web server is exactly
> what is needed

Actually.... that's how DJ Mixes work at myplay.....

> 2) Titles (or rather meta-data) don't get inserted into the stream,
> though they could somehow be inserted into the file ala shoutcast
> style

Umm we do that too

> 3) icecast seems to pace sending out it's packets so as to not overrun
> the receiver.  This doesn't seem necessary since tcp does this
> automatically.  Perhaps it doesn't do this and I'm reading the code wrong.

We do this too to make us less appealing to warez kiddiez...

Of course this is all in our server modules

Scott Manley (AKA Szyzyg)
Streaming Media Hacker

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