[Hpr] Forums/OGG Feed

Stank Dawg stankdawg at stankdawg.com
Wed Mar 11 07:17:47 PDT 2009


Quickly... We have the hacker media forum in place.  Why not use it?   
We could create a subforum specifically for hpr but not sure if it is  
overkill.  Maybe I can pull the HPR rss feed into the hackermedia  
forum sobhhatvthere is a thread for each show.  I will look into it.

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On Mar 11, 2009, at 9:57 AM, Ken Fallon <ken.fallon at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Deepgeek,
>
> I happen to enjoy hearing you - also we are very much in agreement. I
> probably wasn't clear enough but I am not suggesting we host our own
> forums which is why I suggested taking dann up on his offer to host it
> over at tllts.org.
>
> But I don't particularly care so long as there is some place.
>
> Ken.
>
> On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 1:23 PM, s <s at deepgeek.us> wrote:
>> Hi, Yall,
>>
>> My two cent for all it's worth....
>>
>> I think we should have the ogg feed.  I think that considering that
>> much of our content is about open source systems, I think that having
>> mp3 only is a bummer.  Ideally, it should be scripted, but the HPR
>> correspondent should be allowed to make his own ogg file if he so
>> chooses, as I believe correspondents should be allowed to set their  
>> own
>> quality standards if they want to.
>>
>>
>> As far as forums, I think it is not a good idea, IMHO.  There is a  
>> work
>> load associated with having any kind of forum in terms of moderation
>> and I don't think we should get into it.  I know that Stank Dawg is
>> intimately involved with HPR, and he is already hosting an excellent
>> forum, and I sincerely believe that any needs our listeners may have
>> are better met as well as more efficiently handled there.  All things
>> considered, maybe a folder in a forum for HPR should be considered.
>>
>> Thank you for hearing me out,
>> ---
>> Deepgeek
>>
>> On Wed, 11 Mar 2009 10:37:52 +0100
>> Ken Fallon <ken.fallon at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi All,
>>>
>>> I'd like to open some discussions on a few points.
>>>
>>> 1) Forums.
>>> Given that our presenters and listeners are spread out across the
>>> globe I feel a forum would be a good place to keep some FAQ's,  
>>> episode
>>> ideas, etc.
>>> Dann van TLLTS has offered the use of their forums in the past so I
>>> think we should take him up on the offer (if it's still open).
>>>
>>> 2) OGG Feed
>>> Yes it's more work but I would like to have a ogg feed alongside the
>>> mp3 feed. I'm sure this can be scripted.
>>>
>>> Ken.
>>>
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