[icecast] Preventin browsers / wget's / ... from capturing stream?
msmith at xiph.org
Tue Mar 9 00:02:28 UTC 2004
> So how could this practically be done?
> a) How could browsers be denied from downloading?
User-Agent sniffing. This is very easy to implement - go ahead and do it, and
send in a patch if you think it's worthwhile.
> b) Is anybody working on implementing an alternative streaming-
> protocol (rtp or mms would surely be most interesting)?
I doubt it. As mentioned previously, this is a LOT of work, and icecast's
internals are not particularly well suited to it. Perhaps the Helix server is
more what you're looking for?
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