[Hpr] php script to redirect url to an ice cast url

Ken Fallon ken.fallon at gmail.com
Thu Dec 13 00:21:53 PST 2012


On Thu, 13 Dec 2012 18:12:32 +1100
Krayon <hpr2010 at datapax.com.au> wrote:

> On Wed, 12 Dec 2012 20:43:58 +0100
> Ken Fallon <ken.fallon at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > Anyone know a way to redirect a URL to a icecast url ?
> 
> One way I was thinking we could do this was just DNS but it would
> require us all to use the same path.
> 
> As I said the other week in IRC, I thought since we have multiple
> streams, it may be an idea to have a page like this:
>   http://www.qdnx.org/hpr/
> 
> It just scrapes the listener count from the IceCast page.
> 
> Kwisher and I have tested the 2 streams he has for load and I'll do
> the same for mine soon.  Having this data, we could do one or more of
> the following:
>   1. Allow users to choose a stream that works for them, basing the
>   decision on number of listeners or other factors.
> 
>   2. Using PHP header redirect, it's trivial to automate the load
>   distribution to ensure no one server gets more than it can handle.
> 
> Is there any reason we shouldn't do the PHP header redirect method?
> 

Cool - let's get that installed on the bottom of the page
http://hackerpublicradio.org/party/ 

If that's ok with you then can you send me the code please ( and the
license *cough* agplv3 *cough*)








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