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Re: Icecast

On Thu, 19 May 2005 23:23:03 -0400 (EDT), Chris Ricker wrote:

> On Thu, 19 May 2005, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
> > > It might be something better added to livna, just because an extras 
> > > version would have to be ogg-only
> > 
> > I thought icecast was format-agnostic and it depended on ices for
> > actually creating the stream (which my repo happens to have the Vorbis
> > version for).
> ices (or other clients) creates the streams, but icecast reads them and 
> writes them. It has various sorta-plugin handlers which understand the 
> various formats it supports to allow it to do that. See 
> src/format_{mp3,ogg,theora,vorbis}.{c,h}.
> It's not really clear to me if what format_mp3.c does would be infringing, 
> or if it's more along the lines of, say, all the id3-tag stuff that's 
> already in FC / FE

There is no mp3 codec implemented in there, just plugin infrastructure
and icy-metadata stuff.

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