[Icecast] Furtherto my last post

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Sun Jul 2 04:09:18 PDT 2006

On 6/19/06, mike <mike-3 at bulldoghome.com> wrote:
> ANR is a international news station we were testing on icecast over the
> weekend the quality great we chose mp3 because anyone can hear it. linux,
> mac. or windblows. also wanted to use a linux server, which is far more
> reliable than a windows machine ( always dropping out for some reason )
> If the ogg only rule is permanent we will have to talk very nicely to our
> system admin to switch to ogg with a option of mp3 though at this point we
> cannot see a way forward and am pulling all ads from the playlist.
> mike

Icecast will continue to have working mp3 support, though we very
strongly encourage use of free codecs such as ogg vorbis.

The only thing that has been disabled is listing non-free formats on
our stream directory. That's unlikely to be changed again in the
forseeable future.


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