[icecast] strange way of forwarding to another stream.

Martin Blackwell djdij at handbags.freeserve.co.uk
Wed Jan 29 14:54:17 UTC 2003

Just a kinda question on a random thought I was having.
Would it make sense, or be concievably plausible to write a plugin for winamp, or other Icecast2 client to read a comment in the Ogg Vorbis file to automatically open a new stream when the stream/file has finished playing- eg, client starts/downloads the ad stream/file for the server broadcasting the stream, vorbis file contains tag along the lines of "FORWARD = protocol://server:port/stream.ogg", as a of adding advertising to the start of a stream only.

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