[icecast] listening to ogg with a Mac

Jack Moffitt jack at xiph.org
Wed May 21 13:07:07 PDT 2003



> I think a good policy on these plugins is to not recommend them, if
> people want to use them and get them to work that's great, but prehaps
> something like macamp or mint audio would be better to recommend.

I agree.

> We really should compile a list of players which work properly with
> icecast, prehaps start an "icecast certification" process? :-)  Ie, it
> has to play Ogg, has to handle chained bitstreams properly (change
> metadata, not go haywire when the number of channels or samplerate
> changes, etc), and prehaps throw some other stuff in there such as it
> has to properly handle non-vorbis codecs or something (ie, ignore them,
> give a message that it lacks support, etc).

I highly encourage you to do this.  The wiki would be the place to get
started.  Let me know what help you need from Xiph to make it possible.

jack.
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