[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] SHOUTcast HTTP Support

Micah Galizia micahgalizia
Sat Jan 16 20:45:47 CET 2010

On 16/01/2010 1:46 PM, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 01:31:31PM -0500, Micah F. Galizia wrote:
>> Has anyone had a chance to look at the changes?
> Just a minor comment (since I don't know a reasonable way to do it):
> I would be nicer if SHOUTcast would be handled as a demuxer, because
> a) metadata can be handled as usual
Does the usual case handle metadata that changes over time? Unless I 
missed this when I looked , we dont have a way to notify the application 
of the changes.
> b) files downloaded with e.g. wget from servers that always send meta-data
>     can still be played
wget doesn't request icy metadata.
> c) metadata-changes could possibly be exported as chapters (if we support
>     chapters being added during playback).
That is what the shoutcast4.patch does.

In any case, I will look at muxers.

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