[icecast] does icecast care what it streams?

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Mon Feb 2 06:45:00 PST 2004



On Mon, 2004-02-02 at 13:41, Joern Nettingsmeier wrote:
> ...i.e. could it stream arbitrary stuff (such as video) if i don't 
> care about metadata?

yes is does care, but it's possible to relax that, so that un-modified
streams could pass through. For streams like Ogg Vorbis some information
has to be cached (the headers) so that they can be sent to the listener
first, so they have to be handled specifically.

karl.

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