[Icecast] Metadata in xsl files
A. Craig West
acraigwest at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 10:29:28 PST 2016
The problem is thatthere are still platforms that can't be depended on to
have support for Ogg Vorbis.
On Fri, Feb 26, 2016 at 1:26 PM, Philipp Schafft <lion at lion.leolix.org>
> Good morning,
> On Fri, 2016-02-26 at 12:42 -0500, A. Craig West wrote:
> > So why does the ices.conf file have <Protocol>http</Protocol> ic it is
> > going to use icy anyways?
> ices 0.x is no longer supported for more than a decade.
> It uses a HTTP based upstream but downstream is ICY as MP3 can not be
> transmitted over HTTP with metadata. And ICY's metdata support is broken
> all the way.
> *Those problems are inherent to MP3 streaming.*
> We really recommend not to use MP3 at all. Ogg/Vorbis and Opus don't
> have those problems.
> Have a nice day.
> (Rah of PH2)
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