KYKN on the other hand seems to understand this, and simply provides 4 links directly to their streaming provider (for 4 different formats: MP3, Windows Media, RealPlayer, and QuickTime). Finally and at last...I can automate starting the stream, with a simple
I'm sick of most streamers (e.g., radio stations) making me pull up Wireshark to analyze the net traffic interaction with their "players," many times which lead to unusable results (such as inability of MPlayer to handle their stream). What would be even worse if is they choose to encrypt (HTTPS) their interactions, but I'm not sure I ran across too many of these.mplayer -playlist http://panel7.serverhostingcenter.com/tunein.php/jsktech/playlist.pls
It's just evil, and many times quite pointless. Get rid of the Flash, or at the very least, also provide direct links to playlists, or even better, the compressed stream itself. Besides...even Adobe has basically told the world, Flash is being phased out. Also, there's nothing like telling a couple million customers (who have Apple products, which never supported nor never will support Flash) to go pound sand.
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