[icecast] Oddcast suggestion
Dave St John
groups at mediacast1.com
Sat Jun 21 00:58:00 UTC 2003
Thats a damn good idea, client connects, player sends request, server
responds to dsp encoder says hey i need a stream, dsp says ACK ill send ya a
<p><p><p>Dave St John
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From: "Ross Levis" <ross at stationplaylist.com>
To: <icecast at xiph.org>
Sent: Friday, June 20, 2003 6:53 PM
Subject: [icecast] Oddcast suggestion
<p>> Hi oddsock
> What would be really useful is if your winamp plugin could monitor the
> number of listeners on the IceCast2 server and only send the audio when
> listeners > 0. Perhaps the metadata could continue to be sent. This
> reduce bandwidth requirements substantially when there are several
> perhaps thousands of streams as planned by http://www.rville.com.
> It would also be very useful to me as I have a 5gig limit per month on my
> DSL which only allows me to broadcast for 14 days continuously at 32kb/s.
> could extend this considerably.
> What do you think? Any possibility for the future?
> Ross Levis.
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