[icecast] Re [ogg]

Geoff Shang gshang at uq.net.au
Fri Nov 15 14:30:41 UTC 2002

On Fri, 15 Nov 2002, Moritz Grimm wrote:

> And yes, Icecast's 'stream' is also just a
> 'download'. Even when you connect to an ices2-served mountpoint, it's
> nothing else than a slow, theoretically unlimited download by your
> player that instantly plays what it gets. It's never been different.

The only difference is that ices takes care to keep the stream at a
constant rate, more or less.

> What did Icecast1 do different?

I think icecast1 allowed you to get it to generate the pls or m3u file
itself rather than you doing it yourself.  I think that's all though.


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