[icecast] Oddcast suggestion
oddsock at oddsock.org
Tue Jun 24 13:20:46 UTC 2003
At 06:44 PM 6/24/2003 +1200, you wrote:
>Stefan Neufeind wrote:
>That is exactly what I was suggesting. DSP stackers allow DSP's to be
>processed in the order you need. In my case, however, I would use the new
>DSP in the Winamp DSP/Effects and the OddCast DSP in the SQRSoft DSP area.
the DSP is the wrong place to do this....The right way to do it is the way
Mike suggested (on-demand relaying). And as Bryan also suggested, WMA
streaming lends itself to this kind of thing easily, since it's the way WMA
streaming works (you don't actually *send* a WMA stream to a server from
the DSP, you host it in the DSP and the streaming server PULLs the data
from you, so adding a "PULL only when a listener is listening" logic is
rather easy to implement. Since both MP3 and Vorbis streaming solutions
are PUSH (i.e. the DSP source sends the stream to the broadcast server), in
order to accomplish the same type of behavior, you'd need to set up an
intermediate relay and do on-demand relaying.
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