[icecast] icecast2, ogg, mp3, etc
brendan at xiph.org
Wed Jun 4 00:13:08 UTC 2003
On Tuesday, 03 June 2003 at 18:45, oddsock wrote:
> At 09:33 AM 6/4/2003 +1000, you wrote:
> >On Tue, 3 Jun 2003, oddsock wrote:
> >> shoutcast mp3 metadata is supported, however you cannot use the
> >> shoutcast DSP as a source stream to an icecast2 server.
> >Why is this? This would seem somewhat to defeat the point of
> >including shoutcast-style stream support.
> there are a few things which prevent using the shoutcast DSP, first is the
> authentication. Shoutcast has it's own custom authentication protocol,
> that icecast2 would have to emulate. Secondly, updates for metadata are
I think it does this. At least it accepts ices in "icy" protocol. I haven't
tested against the DSP, but I believe it's supposed to work.
> done via a URL call (/admin.cgi?mode=updingo&pass=password&st=MyMetadata)
> or something like this. This is also quite different than the way icecast2
> has been coded to support metadata updates for mp3. So while it's quite
> possible to add Shoutcast DSP compatability, it is a matter of emulating a
> product that noone on this side of the fence is terribly fond of....And if
> there were no alternatives to the Shoutcast DSP, then maybe the answer
> would be different, but that is not the case...
this may work too, although I'm less confident. I'd like to know if it's
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