[icecast] Howto stream using icecast/ices bit rate peeled ogg files

Karl Heyes karl at pts.tele2.co.uk
Tue Mar 11 15:24:42 PST 2003



On Tue, 2003-03-11 at 18:17, Alan Young wrote:
> Icecast / Vorbis community,
> 
> I have a icecast/ices audio streaming server from which I stream ogg audio
> files.  I know that I can encode different streams for low, medium and /or
> high quality broadcasts (for example).  However, I would like to have one
> stream that uses bit rate peeling to send the user the highest quality
> stream that their bandwidth will allow.

That would be a ideal solution but strictly speaking bitrate peeling is
a todo feature.  The spec allows for it but the current encoders are not
tuned enough for doing that sort of thing well enough.  ices currently
has no support for it yet, so re-encoding is the current solution.

karl.

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