[vorbis] vorbis rebroadcaster?

Scott Manley scott at myplay.com
Tue Sep 4 09:31:27 PDT 2001

Dan Hollis wrote:
> Are there any rebroadcasters out there set up for vorbis streams?
> A weekly internet radio program is looking to add vorbis to their codec
> lineup, but needs a host to rebroadcast the vorbis uplink.
> Right now they send Microsoft Media Encoder streams to Mindsnare who
> rebroadcasts it from there.
> -Dan

Are you meaning transcoding .wma into vorbis for transmission? In terms
of audio quality this is probably a worse idea than mp3->ogg, oh and
it's also in violation of the terms of the Microsoft license which
forbids any transcoding of .asf to other formats. (Yes microsoft are

Scott Manley (AKA Szyzyg)
Streaming Media Hacker

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