[icecast] Ices2; Metadata and special chars

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Wed Mar 3 03:27:00 UTC 2004

On Wednesday 03 March 2004 14:18, Thomas Weber wrote:
> Hi there!
> I am currently developing a broadcast solution with ices2 (feeded over
> pipe, stdin). I use a metadata-file and signals to update the streams
> metadata. The problem is, names of songs and artists are cut off at special
> chars like & or at a german umlaut.
> For example:
> artist=Test
> title=foo & bar
> is sent to the clients as "Test - foo ".
> Do i have to use some kind of escape-char or other special things or is
> this just a bug? Btw, I am using IceS 2.0-Beta4.

You don't need any escape characters. This might be a bug. However, it's a 
pretty unlikely sort of bug - I think it more likely that it's just a client 
bug. What client(s) have you tried this with?


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