[icecast] seek, pause etc using icecast ?

Erlend Simonsen fudge at planetarion.com
Wed Sep 3 14:58:51 PDT 2003

Hirendra Hindocha <hiren_hindocha at comcast.net> writes:

> On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 12:16:53PM +1000, Michael Smith wrote:
>> On Wednesday 03 September 2003 04:35, Hirendra Hindocha wrote:
>> > Hello,
>> >
>> > I have an icecast2 server streaming some mp3 files and am using
>> > winamp to listen to the stream, however I couldn't figure out if
>> > there is a way to seek or rewind. Is there a way to seek/fast
>> > forward/rewind/pause using icecast2 ?
>> No. icecast2 is a streaming server, so it... streams. 
> Good point. I wonder how the other servers (Real Server ,Quicktime etc) do it. 
> Any inputs on any other streaming servers that lets a client
> seek/fast forward /rewind ? 

They probably do it client side by buffring the stream. 

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