[icecast] icecast acceptable headers

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Fri Nov 21 02:51:02 UTC 2003

On Friday 21 November 2003 13:17, Dave St John wrote:
> Anyone know of the correct header that are sent to the icecast2 server?
> example the ones sent to a shoutcast server are
> icy-name:whatever station
> icy-genre:Industrial, EBM, Electronic
> icy-pub:1
> icy-br:256
> icy-url:http://www.mediacast1.com
> icy-reset:1
> just need to know what the equivelant is for icecast2.

The same. ice-* or icy-* headers from the source are forwarded as-is to the 
listening clients, with the exception of the password header, where present.

This means that if the client understands the shoutcast ones, and you use the 
shoutcast ones, it'll work as-is.


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