[icecast] playlist streams

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Mon Mar 10 05:05:53 PST 2003



On Tuesday 11 March 2003 20:41, Ross Levis wrote:
> Geoff Shang wrote:
> >My experience is that if you just want to stream content from a web
> > server, there won't be nice and neat transitions between your files.
>
> Yes, I see, of course.  OK we won't do that, so can we use IceCast to
> stream a pre-built playlist file containing individual .ogg files all
> encoded at the required bitrate?  I'm hoping so, so we don't have to
> purchase 500+ PC's to feed all the streams to IceCast.  Can someone
> confirm if this is possible.
>

As previously mentioned - this is what source clients are for. icecast could, 
in theory, do this (and adding support for it wouldn't be a huge amount of 
work), but it doesn't do so currently.

Mike

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