[icecast] does icecast care what it streams?
nettings at folkwang-hochschule.de
Tue Feb 3 01:29:46 PST 2004
Michael Smith wrote:
> 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.
video streaming was one of the things i had in mind, together with
speex support (i had asked about that in another posting, but it
will icecast eventually be able to stream all of ogg
<p>excuse the off-topic request, but does anyone around here have
experience with video streaming under linux, preferably with
open-source tools? if you do, would you share it with me?
(since this is not really icecast-related, please consider to
contact me in private mail, i will summarize your messages to the
list to keep the noise down.)
<p>thanks to your helpful replies so far!
all the best,
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