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Adam Arthur Bier
2003-11-18, 20:53
If I understand the online docs correctly, the most recent version of
the sever will serve AIFF and WAV files in native format without
transcoding to MP3.

The problem is, when I try to play the stream (e.g.,
http://localhost:9000/stream.mp3) in iTunes (for the Mac), it's unable
to open receive anything. I think this is because the file extension
for the stream URL is .mp3, so it tries to read the stream as an MP3
instead of the stream's actual format (AIFF or WAV) and thus fails.
When I change the stream URL in iTunes to stream.aiff or stream.wav,
the stream info window in iTunes indicates a AIFF/WAV Stream, so
presumably the player is capable of playing such a stream. But no
stream is available at that URL--the server only serves the stream at
stream.mp3.

Any suggestions on how to make this work? Do I need to hack the server
perl?

Thanks!

Adam
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Adam Arthur Bier
New York University School of Law

dean
2003-11-19, 09:13
Do you know if iTunes can actually receive AIFF or WAV streams?


On Nov 18, 2003, at 7:53 PM, Adam Arthur Bier wrote:

> If I understand the online docs correctly, the most recent version of
> the sever will serve AIFF and WAV files in native format without
> transcoding to MP3.
>
> The problem is, when I try to play the stream (e.g.,
> http://localhost:9000/stream.mp3) in iTunes (for the Mac), it's unable
> to open receive anything. I think this is because the file extension
> for the stream URL is .mp3, so it tries to read the stream as an MP3
> instead of the stream's actual format (AIFF or WAV) and thus fails.
> When I change the stream URL in iTunes to stream.aiff or stream.wav,
> the stream info window in iTunes indicates a AIFF/WAV Stream, so
> presumably the player is capable of playing such a stream. But no
> stream is available at that URL--the server only serves the stream at
> stream.mp3.
>
> Any suggestions on how to make this work? Do I need to hack the server
> perl?
>
> Thanks!
>
> Adam
> --
> Adam Arthur Bier
> New York University School of Law
>
>