[Icecast] registering icecast server in shoutcast directory?

Thomas D.Simes simestd at netexpress.com
Thu May 26 12:24:08 PDT 2005

On 26 May 2005 20:08:03 +0100
Karl Heyes <karl at xiph.org> wrote:

> On Thu, 2005-05-26 at 19:35, Thomas D.Simes wrote:
> > I'm running darkice-0.15 to stream live mp3 encoded audio to
> > icecast2-2.2.0_1,1 on a FreeBSD 4.10 machine and everything is
> > working great.  Now that I have my icecast stream server set up, I
> > would like to register it in the shoutcast directory.  Is this
> > possible?  I see the icecast.xml entries to register with the
> > xiph.org and oddsock.org directory servers, but I can't find any
> > examples for shoutcast.
> shoutcast uses a different protocol to what we use, even so, the last
> I heard was that AOL/Nullsoft banned non-shoutcast servers from their
> directory. AFAIK this hasn't changed

Ah, thanks for the clue++, that is unfortunate.  Obviously I am a noob
at streaming audio and I had presumed that the compability layer I
needed to worry about was the encoding algorithm.  

   "Z-80 system stack overflow.  Shut 'er down Scotty, the system's
         sucking mud" - Error message on TRS 80 Model-16B

Thomas D. Simes                                 simestd at netexpress.com 

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