|FROM ||Marco Scoffier
|SUBJECT ||Re: [hangout] oops- Radios Show
On Thu, Jun 05, 2003 at 10:29:45PM -0400, Marco Scoffier wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 05, 2003 at 10:08:11PM -0400, Ray C. wrote:
> > sorry- These guys:
> > http://www.lpbn.org/
> I have had contact with these guys. They contacted us, and asked for us
> to get on their network. I think the guys name was Scott (I will dig it
> Problem was that last year the links went to them, they redistribute the
> streams, so listeners wouldn't get lead back to us, or that is how Ruben
> understood it and I stopped argueing :)
Here's the discussion. Funny Ray was cc'd at the end.
> >>>The Linux Public Broadcasting Network would like to provide
> >>>of your Audio Show. We offer to webcast the show as a Live Video
> >>>show if
> >>>you are interested.
> >>>Or if you are not interested then maybe we can link to your audio.
> >>>Or if
> >>>you are using Icecast maybe we can rebroadcast it. In other words
> >>>would like to work with you to get Linux content heard by the
> >>>Raymond Steding
> >>>Network Systems Engineer
> >>>Linux Public Broadcasting Network
> >>>Los Angeles, CA
> >>>818 782-1464
> Hello Mr. Steding,
> Thursday will be our first meeting,
> so things on our side should be more settled after then.
> The possibility of you helping to broadcast our content is certainly
> interesting to us, and we are open to the possibility of working
> together. Of course we would like to fully evaluate your offering.
> I have taken some information off your site to post to those in the
> group who want to participate in this project.
> I do have one immediate question : Do you only use real-media?
> This format is not liked for quality reasons, not to mention that it's
> non-open-source, full of advertisements and not well supported on
> It seems that most of the links on your site were for real-media
> streams, this is a concern for us.
> Thanks for any more information you may have,
Only use Real because the realplayer was the only player that worked
under Linux. Now Quicktime and others work. We also use Icecast, Shout,
XMMS and WinAmp. Would certainly bring you guys up on whatever you
wanted. I'm anxious to offer alternatives to Real.
What do you recommend?
I'm Installing Darwin QSS4 today. Darwin is opensource.
> I didn't mean to be snipey about real-player. Most Linux users I know
> avoid real-player, their binaries have been buggy at best using Linux,
> hell I even took real player off the proprietary systems I have b/c I
> couldn't stand the adds. I haven't tested video-streaming using linux
> yet ( this is one of the reasons we turned what had been AV projects
> an audio radio broadcast project ). We are focusing on getting any
> ready for a public access cable broadcast.
> One of our goals is to do this using all open-source software (or at
> least linux friendly like Main Actor) , from production through
> For the radio show which will probably see the light of day sooner, we
> were talking of icecast or gstreamer.
> Is there a blurb of your project you would like me to present to our
> I am cc'ing Ray Connolly who is the point man on this project
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