[Icecast] What is Meta data!!
akraix at arcor.de
Mon Nov 27 16:02:29 PST 2006
what is metadata?
metadata is data containing information about the stream. that could be the
name of the radiostation, the currently playing song and artist and much more
if you like.
is it helpful to users?
oh, yes! imagine you are listening to a station and with the help of metadata
you can display the currently playing song on the webpage (with some deeper
web programming skills required), users can see it in their player, you can
generate an automated playlist to put on the web containing songs played at a
special show ...
especially the aspect that users are able to see what is currently playing is
and there you are why refreshing metadata is important: to update them when a
new song starts.
On Friday 24 November 2006 08:06, kadhiravan r wrote:
> Hai friend..
> My Question is,
> What is metadat in icecast server.?
> What is the use of updating it and how is helpfull tousers?
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