[Icecast] a few more questions...

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Thu Sep 1 07:26:27 PDT 2005


On Thu, 2005-09-01 at 10:13, Jason wrote:
> WMP will play a normal icecast mp3 feed. Thats one of the reasons I use MP3 
> because everything will play it.

not quite, everything _could_ play it (subject to plugins) but mp3 is
patented tech, so distributors of linux and others have a cost of player
consideration (licensing is fun :-/).  Another consideration is
bandwidth used by mp3 at the server end.  So it may not be an issue for
your situation.

karl.




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