[mythtv] streaming MP3
mjw at woogie.net
Wed Feb 19 15:09:02 EST 2003
Oops, as you can probably tell, this message was intended just for
Isaac. I guess the cat is out of the bag :)
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Mike Wohlgemuth wrote:
> Hi, I just wanted to let you know that I've set up a mailing list
> called mythradio at woogie.net in the hopes of getting anyone interested
> in this together. I don't really want to make a big deal out of it
> since it's not really anything but an idea at this point, but it would
> be nice to get your input on what you might or might not like in the
> way we are going about things. So far there's 4 of us talking, and
> it's not clear to me that we have enough programming talent to pull it
> off, so I'm not really sure that I'm not being premature in even
> mentioning it to you. That's the main reason I haven't brought this
> up on the devel list, since I don't want to make any announcement
> until it's clear that we are actually capable of following through on
> Anyway, I thought I should at least mention it to you. The
> subscription page is at http://woogie.net/mailman/listinfo/mythradio
> if you'd like to follow what we're up to.
> Isaac Richards wrote:
>> On Wednesday 19 February 2003 02:03 pm, Michael J. Sherman wrote:
>>> With the recent mention of MythRadio, I've been thinking about how best
>>> to add streaming MP3 support. I think it would be easiest to perhaps
>>> add this as an additional aduio source in MythMusic. The top level
>>> of music sources in the "Select Music" menu listing could be:
>>> + My Music
>>> + Audio CD
>>> + Streaming Audio
>>> Then you can configure it to list the streaming MP3 URLs you're
>>> interested in under the Streaming Audio option. I'm guessing a new
>>> mysql table could be used (musicstreamlist?).
>> Could be either a new table, or special casing the existing one, like
>> a test if the filename starts with http:// or whatnot.
>>> On playing the streaming source, it could use the same basic interface
>>> as when playing MP3 or Ogg files, but the position slider would be
>>> disabled, and the headers in the table would be altered I imagine to
>>> something like #, Source instead of #, Artist, Title, Length. You
>>> select multiple streaming servers and still use the |<< and >>| keys to
>>> jump between streams.
>> Changing the table headers might be difficult if the user mixes
>> streams and files.
>>> I've done some hacking with icecast so I know a little about streaming
>>> MP3 code, so I'd be happy to start on this and offer up some of the
>>> changes in a while unless someone else would rather run with this.
>>> Streaming MP3 is the last thing I really want in my mythical
>>> box ;).
>>> Let me know what you all think.
>> If you're willing to do the work, sounds good to me =)
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