[icecast] A large streaming project
ross at stationplaylist.com
Thu Feb 27 07:36:46 UTC 2003
Jack Moffitt wrote
>8000 streams is quite a lot. Not to mention the amount of music you
>would need to make the content in 8000 streams more than trivial :)
>Or do you just mean 8000 simultaneous listeners? Because that is quite
>a different problem.
No 8000 streams, but that could take a few years to obtain. Probably
around 2000 in the first year and they won't be just music either.
Content will be provided by thousands the DJ's employed from all over
the world to provide 2 hours a day of programming including
announcements and advertisements.
I've been employed to write software to help the DJ's compile their
shows, and at our end, compile the playlists for each station and
control the playout software. The first stations should start appearing
in a couple of months.
Michael Smith wrote:
> The only major thing is this: do they require RTP (multicast)?
Can you explain what this is and it's benefits? I tried googling it but
didn't find anything useful.
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