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

Alan Young alany at techalan.com
Tue Mar 11 16:19:43 PST 2003



Thanks.  Do you or any one have an idea about when the functionality
(ices) will be implemented?

Thanks for any information!

Alan

<p>> 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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