[Icecast] How's XSPF support on Icecast if any?

Thomas B. Ruecker dm8tbr at afthd.tu-darmstadt.de
Sun May 13 17:47:55 UTC 2007

Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves wrote:
> I'm just checking.  Icecast is supposed to export M3U playlists, as
> far as I know.  I have to confess, I have never used the program, so
> get ready for lots of me saying ignorant crap.
> OK, ready?  Does Icecast support anything to do with XSPF?  If it
> does, does it do it by default?  I mean, we are supposed to set the
> example and provide the user with our formats by default, right?
> What's the situation?
I'm not aware that icecast would out of the box support xspf.
It should be no problem though to put together a xslt to output all
available mountpoints in one XSPF.

I'll hack something up tonight. I've done quite a few xslt files for
icecast in the past.

This might need some more discussion though. e.g. what does the spec say
about metadata? should we output current song metadata plus the stream
metadata or only  the stream metadata.

Do we keep this discussion on the general icecast mailing list or do we
move to the -dev list?



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