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Re: ogg streams and rhythmbox

On Thu, 2004-11-04 at 06:51 +0000, Michael A. Peters wrote:
> Rhythmbox from upstream works well with mp3 shoutcast streams, which  
> are removed from Fedora Core due to mp3 support not being there.
> Apparantly CBC will be streaming with ogg - and I'm curious as to how  
> popular ogg streaming is, and wether or not some default internet radio  
> stations using ogg through shoutcast should be used for Rhythmbox - are  
> there enough to make it worth it?
> I know shoutcast2 builds fine on FC2 and FC3 and the gstreamer plugin  
> also does - I don't know that they are required for ogg streaming in  
> rhythmbox (they don't seam to be for mp3 streaming) but if they are,  
> they work and should be patent free.


> Do ogg shoutcast streams work in Rhythmbox as it is?
> I think it is worth investigating just so that rhythmbox could be  
> distributed with Fedora Core 4 with working internet radio stations.

David Mohring <heretic ihug co nz>

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