[Icecast] IceCast + Real Audio?

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Sun Nov 13 21:39:19 UTC 2005

Jason M. Sullivan wrote:
> In the notes for 2.3.0 it says that IceCast can function as a
> RealAudio/Helix server.  Does this mean that it does the quality
> negotiation as well, ratcheting the bitrate up and down if it needs to?
> Or am I reading this all wrong?

The notes for 2.3.0 don't say anything like that. The real/helix player 
is better supported with regard to MP3 metadata, which is completely 
different from whether dynamic bitrate scaling can be done.


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