[Re: [icecast] icecast2 ??]

Aaron Gaudio prothonotar at tarnation.dyndns.org
Mon Dec 30 07:49:21 PST 2002


Behold, Michael Smith <msmith at xiph.org> hath decreed:
> 
> > It's icecast. It's part of xiph. It's the same project. Presumably it's
> > the same developers. I don't care about the similarity of the code
> > bases. One is released, the other one is not (alpha versions are not
> > releases).
> 
> No. Whilst it originally shared one developer, the current version does NOT 
> share any developers with icecast 1.x. Since nobody seems even slightly 
> interested in continuing development of 1.x (bitching about it is not the 
> same...), it's not going to change. 
> 
> If _you_ want to pick up maintaining it - or if you want to go to the effort 
> of finding maintainers for it, feel free. I'm certainly not going to - I 
> don't have any interest (and never have had) in icecast 1.x.
> 
> Stop bitching, and do something, or shut up.

Give me access to icecast.org and I will. Otherwise, are you asking me
(or others) to go ahead and hijack the project, or to take all of the code
and call it something else? Aside from a few minor problems (an occassional
crash in ices and icecast not cleaning up properly during shutdown from an
suid'd run), I don't really have many problems with icecast1. The directory
servers don't appear to be working very well, but it's not a problem with
the client, apparently. I'll be happy to update the web page, however, and
I'll even include icecast2 status if some developers want to give me a
high-level progress report. If no one is willing to offer me or anyone else
this access, then replies like yours are just trolls.


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