[Icecast] AAC support?

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Mon Apr 11 20:52:17 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-04-11 at 21:35, Akos Maroy wrote:
> Karl Heyes wrote:

> >>so when the source client logs in, it lies to icecast, saying it's an
> >>mp3 stream? (as icecast won't accept anything else, but mp3 or ogg
> >>vorbis...)
> > 
> > no, a source client identifies itself with a mime-type. MP3 being the
> > default handler. Being the default handler means that pass through
> > occurs
> well, it says: mp3, when it isn't.
> but then again, I'm not a crusader, what do I care :)
> (and all those poor icecast servers, believing they stream mp3, oh my.. :)

originally it was mp3 only, but we found that if we passed the
mime-types through then AAC and NSV worked :)

yes it could do with being renamed to be say format_generic or some
such, but it didn't seem important at the time.


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