[icecast] ices 0.3 released

Dan Sully daniel at electricrain.com
Sun Jul 13 21:27:01 UTC 2003

* Stefan Neufeind <stefan at neufeind.net> shaped the electrons to say...

> > ices 0.3 outputs MP3, not Vorbis. For Vorbis you will need ices
> > 2. We know this is confusing, so ices 0.x will probably have a new
> > name for the next release. Ideas?
> I'm glad to hear that 0.x is still maintained and, as it seems, still 
> updates. Well, but why don't you just integrate 2.x and 0.x into each 
> other, I mean, use 2.x as a "major brandnew rewrite" of 0.x and 
> simply add MP3-support (just an option to link against lame) to 2.x? 
> It would be up to every user if he / she wants to live with the legal 
> "problems" connected with MP3 or not. But where's the problem? Does 
> maintaining two separate tools doing almost the same make that much 
> sence?
> Just my 2 cents. Sorry if it might sound aggressive, wasn't intended!

        I quite agree - it's frustrating to be able to use software that's
        almost there, then have all the development move to a format that 90%
        of the applications/embedded systems don't yet support.


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