[Icecast] Icecast on my website

Marvin Scholz epirat07 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 15 22:23:11 UTC 2017



On 16 Oct 2017, at 0:20, Yahav Shasha wrote:

> No flash player can fetch the embedded metadata due to security
> restrictions concerning non-standard request headers which is required 
> in
> order to get the embedded metadata. A patch for ice cast to allow this
> however is quite possible, perhaps a config directive that tells 
> icecast
> not to wait for the specific request header and send the embedded 
> metadata
> regardless of the icy-metadata header will be a nice option.

I don't think (and hope) this will ever happen. ICY is a horrible hack 
and
adding more hacks to make it work is not a good idea, imho.

> In JavaScript it should be quite possible though.
> Also, as for “not all browsers support the icy http streaming 
> protocol.”
> Never had any troubles playing icecast streams in any browser, it 
> really
> depend on the browsers audio encoding support rather then the 
> “protocol”
> which is plain http/s.
>
> Regards
> -Y
>
> בתאריך יום ב׳, 16 באוק׳ 2017 ב-0:51 מאת Greg 
> Ogonowski <greg at indexcom.com>:
>
>> Not all browsers support the ICY HTTP Streaming Protocol. For AAC, it
>> requires ADTS support, which contrary to popular belief, IS NOT RAW. 
>> It is
>> AAC frames in an audio transport stream, not video TS.
>>
>> To play this requires specific support, and it also needs to know 
>> about
>> the embedded metadata, which once again, contrary to popular belief, 
>> ICY
>> metadata IS NOT ID3vX.
>>
>> ICY MP3 streaming is similar, although becoming less and less 
>> relevant
>> because of low efficiency MP3.
>>
>>
>>
>> There are a number of Flash Players that can play ICY/FLV formatted
>> streams within browsers, including metadata, but with Flash being the
>> security nightmare that it has become, this is another problem for 
>> ICY
>> compatibility.
>>
>>
>>
>> /greg.
>>
>> StreamS/Modulation Index
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* Icecast [mailto:icecast-bounces at xiph.org] *On Behalf Of *mark
>> *Sent:* Sunday, October 15, 2017 14:02
>>
>>
>> *To:* Icecast streaming server user discussions
>> *Subject:* Re: [Icecast] Icecast on my website
>>
>>
>>
>> Hi does anyone have any luck playing radio streams  using internet 
>> explorer
>>
>> Only our station plays no problem using firefox  crome and edge but 
>> will
>> not play in IE
>>
>> www.tafn.org.uk/listen
>>
>> we are broadcasting  using aac
>>
>> Mark.
>>
>>
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