[Icecast] encoder->server->listener lag

Geoff Shang geoff at hitsandpieces.net
Wed Mar 9 23:05:40 UTC 2005

Karl Heyes wrote:

> example a burst-size 0 and client prebuffer 8 kbytes will mean icecast
> starts the listener at the latest data received and the client will only
> wait until 8 kbytes is received before playback.

Of course, the lower the bitrate, the longer in time 8k will actually be, 
but a lower bitrate will also make it easier to get away with low buffer 


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