[icecast] Some Question

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Tue Nov 11 23:42:58 UTC 2003

On Tuesday 11 November 2003 19:06, assorgia at tin.it wrote:
> On 10 Nov 2003 at 18:38, Dave St John wrote:
> > In the realm of internet radio id have to say 80% use winamp, or other
> > players supporting http streaming.
> > Winamp being the biggest major player and xmms for linux.
> > Only noobs to the pc world use windows media and real player, since they
> > are the ones thrown in your face.
> > Once the noobs find internet radio, its a matter of seconds before they
> > are downloading winamp.
> Maybe I'm getting tedious but the macromedia flash plug-in is ready
> to play back mp3 streams, and without any player to download.
> How about solving the problems that makes it unusable with
> icecast2?
> I can do the testing if it helps.

What is the problem? Please give a very detailed explanation. If possible, 
also provide network dumps of flash
        a) successfully playing an mp3 stream
        b) failing to play an icecast2 mp3 stream.



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