[icecast] Update Metadata of ogg stream

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Wed Apr 28 18:45:08 PDT 2004



On Wednesday 28 April 2004 20:53, Milos Wimmer wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Jan 2004, Karl Heyes wrote:
>
>  Hello,
>
> I found this old message in the archive:
> > this is because it's an ogg stream, the mechanism above is the way to
> > insert song title updates for mp3.  Either insert New+Metadata at ices
> > (won't work when using a playlist) or use my icecast -kh22 from
> > www.xiph.org/~karl which has the URL code for it in.
>
> is here any reason, why metadata updating of the ogg stream via HTTP
> requests is not included in official Icecast version (or latest -kh
> versions)?
> It would be really very useful and I'm sure lot of people would
> appreciate it.
>

The ogg stream is preserved when sending it to the client. Nobody has proposed 
a patch to implement this, and it's of pretty limited use - the sensible (and 
simple) approach is to just set the metadata correctly the first time, in the 
source client.

Mike

--- >8 ----
List archives:  http://www.xiph.org/archives/
icecast project homepage: http://www.icecast.org/
To unsubscribe from this list, send a message to 'icecast-request at xiph.org'
containing only the word 'unsubscribe' in the body.  No subject is needed.
Unsubscribe messages sent to the list will be ignored/filtered.



More information about the Icecast mailing list