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    Founder, Slim Devices seanadams's Avatar
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    the first squeezebox review...

    well, sort of a review:

    http://www.scifihifi.com/

    He mentions streaming over the WAN. One of the big changes with
    squeezebox is that we're now using a TCP-based protocol to talk to the
    server, and using HTTP requests to stream data down to the client.
    What this means is that performance over long distance links is much
    better than with our original protocol.

    We were streaming 320kbps from a linux server at the office, up a T1
    link to a colocation facility in Fremont, across the internet to Pac
    Bell, down a DSL line, through an Airport Extreme base station, and
    across the house wirelessly to the squeezebox. Such fun.

  2. #2
    Jonathan Schwartz
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    the first squeezebox review...

    So....who was he referring to as "brilliant"? You or the Player? ;-)

    J

    At 11:15 AM -0800 11/18/03, Sean Adams wrote:
    >well, sort of a review:



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  3. #3
    Gregory P. Smith
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    the first squeezebox review...

    > He mentions streaming over the WAN. One of the big changes with
    > squeezebox is that we're now using a TCP-based protocol to talk to the
    > server, and using HTTP requests to stream data down to the client.
    > What this means is that performance over long distance links is much
    > better than with our original protocol.


    What OS is the squeezebox's using internally and what type of CPU is it?

    -g

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