[Icecast] ICECast in Flash / IEWin

Ian Andrew Bell hello at ianbell.com
Tue Oct 19 03:09:51 UTC 2004

Doesn't work so well on Mozilla or anything other than IEWin... and I'm 
worried about using lots of extra software.

Thanks for the suggestion tho.


On 18-Oct-04, at 6:46 AM, illiminable wrote:

> Alternatively you can just script the window media player control, and 
> bind it to your stream, that should work just fine, assuming you have 
> my directshow filters installed.
> Zen.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Michael Smith" <msmith at xiph.org>
> To: "Ian Andrew Bell" <hello at ianbell.com>; "icecast" <icecast at xiph.org>
> Sent: Monday, October 18, 2004 9:29 AM
> Subject: Re: [Icecast] ICECast in Flash / IEWin
>> On Sunday 17 October 2004 07:16, Ian Andrew Bell wrote:
>>> I'd like to resurrect this orphaned thread:
>>> http://lists.xiph.org/pipermail/icecast/2003-December/006139.html
>>> We're using the embedded flash player for listeners of 
>>> pulverradio.com
>>> and can't use 2.2 for relaying from our encoders.  Apparently we can
>>> use Icecast v1.3
>>> Although this is clearly a problem caused by ActiveX and Microsoft
>>> boneheads that is a mountain that may prove difficult to heave in a
>>> timely manner.
>>> The fact that it can work with 1.3 indicates that there may have been
>>> some behaviour in the old version that was improved upon for 2.x ...
>>> perhaps future versions of Icecast could have a configuration flag to
>>> deprecate 2.x behaviour to 1.3's styling for headers (which in my
>>> limited understanding is where the problem lies), simply as a work
>>> around for the problem that would still allow us to use the cool new
>>> relaying features of 2.0 in our implementation.
>> If we knew what the problem was (that causes flash to fail with 2.0), 
>> we'd be
>> happy to add such a flag (or perhaps just change it to always work 
>> that way,
>> depending on what the problem was).
>> However, since nobody managed to figure out what the problem was (and 
>> some of
>> the developers, such as myself, don't have a system where this 
>> problem can be
>> reproduced), we can't really do much until someone does.
>> Mike
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