Some ideas for the aRts-replacement

Stefan Gehn sgehn at
Tue Feb 24 17:04:43 GMT 2004

On Dienstag Februar 24 2004 14:28, Koos Vriezen wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 01:00:49PM +0100, Stefan Gehn wrote:
> > Moin,
> [..]
> > about fileaccess:
> > - mp3/ogg streams over http as in icecast/shoutcast
> > - maybe a possiblity to make it use kio for file input (although kio
> > sucks because it cannot seek but that's not your problem)
> > - a possiblity to filter incoming data, that would be needed for properly
> > done shoutcast tags as they are "inside" the stream
> What do you mean by shoutcast tags, title info? Reason for asking is

I mean reading out the shoutcast tag data out of the incoming data. shoutcast 
mixes mp3 and id3-tag data and you have to filter it out if you want to 
display them (not to mention that they would result in evil blips and blops 
while playing).

Bye, Stefan aka mETz
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