[icecast] does icecast care what it streams?
msmith at xiph.org
Mon Feb 2 20:55:36 PST 2004
On Tuesday 03 February 2004 15:16, oddsock wrote:
> it would be true to say that yes, you could stream NSV or other video types
> with this manner (assuming that they don't need special stream processing,
> NSV does not, something like Ogg-Theora probably would)...the main problem
> is the issue of a source client. Currently, there is only one (that I know
> of) source client that will encode and send NSV, and that is the one that
> will only connect to shoutcast and uses shoutcast's proprietary method and
> customization of HTTP for it's connection protocol. Icecast currently does
For the record: shoutcast's protocol is not a 'customization of HTTP'. It
superficially looks somewhat similar, but actually isn't. At all - which is
why icecast doesn't support it - it's a lot of pain for very little gain.
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