[icecast] Oddcast suggestion

Stefan Neufeind stefan at neufeind.net
Tue Jun 24 16:03:26 UTC 2003

On 24 Jun 2003 at 8:20, oddsock wrote:

> 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.
> >
> >Regards,
> >Ross.
> 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.

Okay Oddsock. Does this mean that on-demand-relay might in the near 
future find its way into icecast2 (since somebody already mentioned 
preparations are already done)? Or what might be a good solution for 

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