In liquidsoap, the last thing you want is your users to hear silence. There
are many reasons this could happen, the DJ fell asleep/got drunk, there’s a bad
file in the playlist that cannot be played, etc.
The fallback function
In liquidsoap you can prevent disasters with fallbacks. If one source cannot be
played, liquidsoap will gracefully fall back to another source. Here’s a typical
While some sources may be fallible, that’s ok if that are arranged in a
cascading fallback, with the last source being unfallible. This way we can
guarantee something should always be playing.
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