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Phil Lewis
2004-06-28, 22:12
So if I'm reading this right you have Slim Server and BBC listen again
running on XP? You are about to make an owner out of me!!! can you plz let
me know?

Thanks, Phil

-----Original Message-----
From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of waldy
Sent: Monday, June 28, 2004 4:22 AM
To: discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
Subject: [slim] AlienBBC - An Experimental Plugin for browsing and
playingBBC Radio RA Streams

Jules,

Absolutely brilliant! Probably the best thing since sliced bread Suddenly
all the bbc's rich listen again archive is available at a press of a button
(or three).

It pretty much works as you describe. It is hindered by alienstreams' lack
of error recovery & some work to tidy up browsing & perhaps a pause feature.
( I think the stream rtsp holds the start position of the stream at the end
of the line)

This will certainly be the feature on slimserver that will have the heaviest
use for me. Congratulations Sir, excellent work.

regards Waldy

Jules Taplin
2004-06-29, 02:16
Erm. I'd be _VERY_ surprised.

For AlienStream to work... it uses the Xine libraries, and the lame encoder,
and then consists of a small C program and a plugin.

To make that lot coordinate, it uses named pipes. As I understand it... it
_COULD_ cross-platform... but you'd definately have to tweak the named-pipe
stuff, and that'd mean changes to both the binary and the plugin. I'm not
aware of anybody trying to do this, but I'd be delighted if they did.


-- Jules

----- Original Message -----
From: "Phil Lewis" <jplewis01 (AT) comcast (DOT) net>
To: "'Slim Devices Discussion'" <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2004 6:12 AM
Subject: [slim] AlienBBC - An Experimental Plugin for browsing
andplayingBBC Radio RA Streams


> So if I'm reading this right you have Slim Server and BBC listen again
> running on XP? You are about to make an owner out of me!!! can you plz let
> me know?
>
> Thanks, Phil
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of waldy
> Sent: Monday, June 28, 2004 4:22 AM
> To: discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> Subject: [slim] AlienBBC - An Experimental Plugin for browsing and
> playingBBC Radio RA Streams
>
> Jules,
>
> Absolutely brilliant! Probably the best thing since sliced bread
Suddenly
> all the bbc's rich listen again archive is available at a press of a
button
> (or three).
>
> It pretty much works as you describe. It is hindered by alienstreams'
lack
> of error recovery & some work to tidy up browsing & perhaps a pause
feature.
> ( I think the stream rtsp holds the start position of the stream at the
end
> of the line)
>
> This will certainly be the feature on slimserver that will have the
heaviest
> use for me. Congratulations Sir, excellent work.
>
> regards Waldy
>
>
>
>