[icecast] Ices2; Metadata and special chars

Ross Levis ross at stationplaylist.com
Tue Mar 2 19:57:37 PST 2004



I reported this several months ago.  I was using Oddcast to send and Winamp
to listen.  Winamp showed the title truncated at any extended character.
>From memory, status.xsl didn't show the title correctly either.

Regards,
Ross Levis.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Smith" <msmith at xiph.org>
To: <icecast at xiph.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2004 4:27 PM
Subject: Re: [icecast] Ices2; Metadata and special chars

<p>> 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?
>
> Mike
>
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