[icecast] winamp >2.75 -answer on song titles //

zeek at sparklehouse.com zeek at sparklehouse.com
Wed Sep 18 19:48:54 PDT 2002



thanks for the response on this. It'll be a few more days until
I can take another stab at this. I'll post the results to the 
list.

Cheers,
-zeek
 
> also, keep in mind that support for streaming song titles is also a 
> function of the source client you use....
> 
> I've been very successful with use_meta_data=1 and using either my DSP 
> source (oddcast) or the Shoutcast DSP source....
> 
> and you can always know for sure if song titles are supported on your 
> server by looking at the HTTP response headers from a request of the 
> stream, (your request MUST contain Icy-MetaData:1 otherwise the server will 
> never send you the metadata which is where song titles are stored....as far 
> as I know, most winamp versions 2.7 and above, send this when attaching to 
> a stream...this may not help you, but is at least information that may help...
> 
> oddsock
> 
> 
> At 02:31 PM 9/13/2002 -0700, you wrote:
> >All I can tell you is that I've been unable to ever get meta_data to
> >stream, and the question I sent about it a week or two ago has gone
> >unanswered.
> >
> >I never actually checked that I was using WinAmp 2.75, but I do know that
> >whatever version of winamp I *was* using could stream metadata from other
> >sites.
> >
> >On Fri, 13 Sep 2002, zeek wrote:
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > I've searched the archives on xiph and elsewhere in hopes of finding an
> > > answer on whether song titles will work. There seems to be no definitive
> > > answer.
> > >
> > > use_meta_data 1 DOES work for WinAmp 2.75 but nothing else I've tried 
> > (which
> > > includes the latest WinAmp and Sonique). Also, I can get some header by
> > > telnetting into my port (see below) but still the "meta_data" issue remains
> > > a mystery.
> > >
> > > If there is in fact a definitive answer on this, please by all means FAQ or
> > > RTFM me senseless. Even if there's no gratifying definitive answer, 
> > comments
> > > on "it works for me" would suffice. All I need is an inch. Otherwise I'm
> > > closing the coffin on this project and recommending something else for this
> > > really cool top-secret collective project I'm working with that could bring
> > > an enormous amount of positive light to the icecast project, it's
> > > developers, and all else and others involved.
> > >
> > > And if I can't get a pulse this time, I recommend putting a radiation 
> > symbol
> > > on the icecast.org front page And adding the following to the FAQ:
> > >
> > > Q1: What is icecast?
> > > A:  See Q1.
> > >
> > >
> > > x-audiocast-location: Philadelphia, PA (formerly NYC)
> > > x-audiocast-admin: admin at sparklehouse.com
> > > x-audiocast-server-url: http://sparklehouse.com/
> > > x-audiocast-mount:/mp3
> > > x-audiocast-name:SparklehouseRadio
> > > x-audiocast-description:SparklehouseRadio
> > > x-audiocast-url:http://sparklehouse.com
> > > x-audiocast-genre:SparklehouseRadio
> > > x-audiocast-bitrate:128
> > > x-audiocast-public:0
> > >
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