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Add rockin' ASCII art

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1 parent e3c2369 commit 5f0064f82557cce95c27ada5a75850df51a90d42 Paul Betts committed Oct 14, 2012
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@@ -12,6 +12,32 @@ many as you want in parallel for multiple audio streams.
gst-playd knows nothing about library management. Its goal is to replace
Airfoil and Nicecast in the current Play implementation (Play v2)
+## But can you explain it in ASCII art?
+
+Sure.
+
+```
+ +------------+
+ | |
+ | source1 |+ +----------------+
+ | || | |
+ +------------+| +------------------+ +-+| icecast |
+ +---------+ | +---------------+ | | |
+ +------------+ | | | +----+ +----------------+
+ | | | | | |
+ | source2 +----------+ mixer +----> splitter | +----------------+
+ | | | | | |+ | |
+ +------------+ +----+ | | |+------+ airport1 |
+ | +------------------+ +-------------+-+ | |
+ ... | | +----------------+
+ | |
+ +------------+-----+ | +----------------+
+ | | | | |
+ | source_n + +---------+ airport2 |
+ | | | |
+ +------------+ +----------------+
+```
+
## How does it work?
gst-playd will start up a REQ/REP ZeroMQ socket on a specified port - meaning,

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