[icecast] no mp3s with ices2!? an other way?

Stefan Neufeind stefan at neufeind.net
Sat May 31 06:00:40 PDT 2003

On 31 May 2003 at 13:50, Karl Heyes wrote:

> On Sat, 2003-05-31 at 13:12, Stefan Neufeind wrote:
> > Patents:
> > Well okay, if you transcode mp3s or something this might a patent-
> > question (since you'd maybe have to license an encoder ... but not
> > under all cases!!!). But sending mp3-files "as is" to the server
> > shouldn't require too many changes - or am I wrong? I mean, no
> > transcoding or something at all - just sending to the server and
> > finished. What patents are you "fearing"?
> Bear in mind decoding is also subject to patent licensing.  Sending
> as-is won't be a problem from a patent point of view, just from a
> coding point of view and how it fits in with the config file.


> > Multiple apps talking to icecast2:
> > What do you mean? Still stick to ices-0.2.3-cvs? Well, if
> > mp3-support really worked. As said before there were problems
> > reported - and I experienced problems myself. So I wonder if it is
> > easier to update ices-2.x to support mp3 since it's actively
> > maintained.
> icecast2 supports multiple individual sources, so your not tied to one
> source application. 

Yes but ices-0.2.3-cvs seems to have problems, ices-2.x doesn't yet 
support mp3. And all other tools I can find are only for shoutcast- 
or icecast-servers. Sure i could send mp3-stream to a shoutcast just 
to relay it from an icecast2 ... but ... :-)
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