[icecast] winamp 5 release

Dave St John groups at mediacast1.com
Wed Dec 17 03:09:04 PST 2003



> Honestly, it really sucks that we work so hard on this stuff, and you're
> out there recommending the inferior solution because of a bug in 3rd
> party software.  If it was something we could fix I'd understand, but no
> one should be relying on Nullsoft for anything, and I'm really tired of
> their products making us look bad.
Best damn thing i heard in a while!!!

Nullsoft = lazyware
i asked them about production/dev of shoutcast and there response was
"Why should we, it works fine"

<p><p><p>Dave St John
Mediacast1 Administration
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jack Moffitt" <jack at xiph.org>
To: <icecast at xiph.org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2003 9:55 PM
Subject: Re: [icecast] winamp 5 release

<p>> > I'm having to recommend my clients to use MP3 for streaming to
supermarkets,
> > malls etc because of this problem.  My software relies on using Winamp.
> > It's too risky if there is an interruption and it crashes.
>
> How do they like paying $15k in royalties a year? Or did you not tell
> them about that part? :)
>
> Honestly, it really sucks that we work so hard on this stuff, and you're
> out there recommending the inferior solution because of a bug in 3rd
> party software.  If it was something we could fix I'd understand, but no
> one should be relying on Nullsoft for anything, and I'm really tired of
> their products making us look bad.
>
> jack.
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