[icecast] Icecast in Macromedia Flash

assorgia at tin.it assorgia at tin.it
Wed Dec 3 08:24:51 PST 2003



> I'm really happy you successfully got it with Mozilla. Where did you get the
> headers information? In Icecast2 logs? 
I followed the instructions posted by Karl Heyes, making a dump on 
my linux box running icecast 2.0

> As soon as I know where to find the
> header information sent by IE, I will change the php script to cross the
> valid headers information sent by Mozilla with the necessary information
> needed by IE. The aim is to give Icecast the impression that the client is
> Mozilla. 
So you intend to embed your movie on a web page that opens a PHP 
script that in turn opens a socket, reads input from icecast server and 
streams it to the flash movie?
Wouldn't it be easier to use icecast 1.3 and live peacefully?

> Also, I read that the Flash player, since 6.0.60.65, also sends
> header information to the server. I guess it is why you got "Accept:
> application/x-shockwave-
> flash,text/xml,application/xml,application/xhtml+xml,text/html;q=0.9,t
> ext/plain;q=0.8,image/png,image/jpeg,image/gif;q=0.2,*/*;q=0.1"

I don't know. I only know that I have version 7.0 of the flash plugin in 
both browser. 

> In the headers you mentioned what are those sent by the client and those
> received?
I don't know for sure because the dump does not report such 
information but I bet your guess is right. Anyway you can find the 
entire dump at the usual place: 
http://www.sardegnaoggi.it/downloads/tcpdump.zip

> Do you think I can change the Accept headers like this:
> Accept: */*
> Accept-Language: *
> Accept-Encoding: * (I am not sure for this one)
> Accept-Charset: *

I suppose yes, but I think that at this point some help from the 
development team is needed. I'm sure they'll be alble to find the 
problem at an eyesight. (At least I hope so....)

As for my guess... I think that explorer does something to the data, 
like trying to uncompress it or interpreting in any other way. But this is 
only a guess.
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