[Icecast] JSON response track title not encoded to UTF8

Philipp Schafft phschafft at de.loewenfelsen.net
Mon Nov 9 23:20:22 UTC 2020

Good evening,

On Sun, 2020-11-08 at 20:04 +0000, Γιαννης Φροντιστηριο wrote:
> Good evening to you too,
> From the <ip-address>:8000/server_version.xsl , I get that the installed icecast2 version is 2.4.4.
> The source client I am currently is Mixxx version 2.2.4 - for Windows 64bit.


> Would you say I should redirect my question to the support team of the Mixxx program ?

Likely but not certainly. Just want to make sure we got everything right
on our side.

> If you would like any more info, please feel free to ask. I appreciate your help and patience.

Actually I have two more questions:
      * Are the titles displayed correctly on Icecast's status page?
      * Do you have any <mount> block for the relevant mount?

With best regards,

> ________________________________
> From: Icecast <icecast-bounces at xiph.org> on behalf of Philipp Schafft <phschafft at de.loewenfelsen.net>
> Sent: Sunday, November 8, 2020 6:51 PM
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> Subject: Re: [Icecast] JSON response track title not encoded to UTF8
> Good evening,
> On Sat, 2020-11-07 at 22:05 +0000, Γιαννη? Φροντιστηριο wrote:
> > I would like for icecase status json xls to be able to provide the
> > currently song title playing encoded in utf8. I have a problem getting
> > the song titles / artist names for greek or japanese characters. Check
> > below status-json.xsl part, for an example :
> >
> > ...name","server_type":"audio/mpeg","server_url":"https://www.mixxx.org","stream_start":"Sat, 07 Nov 2020 20:46:58 +0000","stream_start_iso8601":"2020-11-07T20:46:58+0000","title":"CYBEREALITY??? - ???????? INTERNET 1.0 Log on","dummy":null}}}
> This totally works fine for me. Can you please provide information about
> the source client you use? Also please provide which *exact* version of
> Icecast you are using.
> > Original file name : CYBEREALITYライフ - オンライン博物館 INTERNET 1.0
> > Log on.mp3
> The filename is of no relevance here, Icecast does not know about it.
> Metadata is fully in the domain of the source client, so the source
> client must send correct metadata.

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