[vorbis] new ogg stream
peterpw666 at hotmail.com
Sat Sep 8 04:38:57 PDT 2001
There are tons of troublemaking third-party plugins (creative's
gen_nomad.dll is the best example). List of most common plugins causing
problems can be found here:
http://184.108.40.206/showthread.php?s=&threadid=58884 . If you are having
problems with the Vorbis plugin, drop a post on Winamp Forums and our tech
support guys will help you.
In this case, problems are being caused by (lame) programmers who assume
that all URLs beginning with "http://" are mpeg streams. Oh well.
Also, if you are getting errors complaining about mpeg headers on Vorbis
streams, this means that my plugin didn't even have an oportunity to run its
From: "Magnus Holmgren" <lear at algonet.se>
To: <vorbis at xiph.org>
Sent: Saturday, September 08, 2001 13:10
Subject: Re: [vorbis] new ogg stream
> Peter Pawlowski wrote:
> > Do you have any third-party Winamp plugins installed, especially crap
> > mp3pro decoder ? They tend to screw everything up, throw them away and
> > again.
> I'll be d.*d. I didn't have the MP3Pro decoder installed, but a bunch of
> other plugins. So I did a complete re-install of WinAmp and then ONLY
> installed the Vorbis plugin, and lo and behold, it works (and it doesn't
> use the IE proxy either)! At least for two different streams (dunno if
> the others I tried were up or not). (Perhaps I should've gotten
> suspicious when I got error messages like "MPEG header not found", even
> when trying an Ogg stream. :)
> That showed a minor problem: if a stream isn't available, there is no
> feedback to the user at all. When I doubleckick on the stream, the title
> says "connecting...". But if that connect fails, there is no change in
> title, no dialog box or anything.
> Now I'll add plugins one at a time (a couple of them at least), to see
> if I can pinpoint the source...
> Magnus Holmgren
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