[icecast] pre-buffering

Roy Harvey roy at lamrim.com
Fri Apr 12 21:21:44 PDT 2002



I second the request!  Please.

Roy

At 08:54 AM 04/12/02 -0500, you wrote:
>how about if you add the ability to send out a static file when the client 
>first connects....something on the order
>of "You are listening to blah blah blah..."...When a client connects you 
>could fill up (depending on the length of the
>file) most of the client buffer (on the icecast2 side) with the static 
>file, and might eliminate the prebuffering....
>
>it might be easier (and more desirable) to implement then server-side 
>buffering...
>
>sure, you'd still have to wait to get to the actual stream, but you would 
>get *something* quickly...
>
>does this make sense ?

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