[icecast] icecast problem
dachande at gmx.net
Thu Jul 17 15:24:42 PDT 2003
As far as I know, Winamp does support basic http-auth.
Stefan Neufeind wrote:
> We've talked about authentication on this list some while ago. And I
> came to the point that maybe for billing-purpose (e.g. authenticating
> a user and billing him for the time he has listened to a concert
> because he needs to pay a few cents per each minute or so) this would
> be nice. But do the players out there support basic http-auth? E.g.
> opening a popup if authentication is required (like a browser) or at
> least using urls like http://user:firstname.lastname@example.org/stream ?
> Would be quite a cool feature :-) We would need the possibility to
> integrate external authentification/logging possibilities into
> icecast2 but this should be possible to design. And again: In closed
> user groups with auth I would rate https-streaming quite interesting
> All the best
...this is Linux Country. If you listen carefully you can hear Windows
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