[Hpr] OGG Feed

droops droops at gmail.com
Sat Nov 7 18:31:01 PST 2009


so yeah, you can have more than one rss feed in the url bar.  If
someone uploads the videos to the HPR server, then I will gladly set
up the ogg feed.

On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 2:45 PM, dave yates <dsyates at lottalinuxlinks.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 6:53 PM, slick0 <slick0 at slick0.net> wrote:
>> Although I'm not against the idea, I just can't see it would really add
>> much.
>
> It would add our support for a free file format.
>
> I'm sure mp3 format isn't limiting the listener base for one thing
>> :).  Also, if it's about the quality increase, then up-converting the mp3's
>> wont get you there..  Quality could be gained if it's required to upload a
>> recording in a higher bitrate or lossless format that would be down
>> converted to both mp3 and ogg.  If converting from one to the other at a
>> similar bit rate, you'll get the artifacts of both formats instead of just
>> the one.  It's worth noting though, that converting from ogg to mp3 would be
>> the ideal direction assuming the same bit rate on each.
>
> I would assume that most contributers would convert from wave to ogg
> and mp3 before submitting.
>
>>
>> -slick0
>>
>> Ken Fallon wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi All,
>>>
>>> I would very much like to have an official ogg feed available for HPR.
>>> There was a discussion about this some time ago and some people
>>> expressed an interest. I have done the easy part of downloading and
>>> converting all the past episodes. I have also written a script to
>>> automatically convert new file from the mp3 feed and probably could
>>> automate the generation of a ogg feed rss and upload.
>>>
>>> I was wondering what sort of burden adding a new ogg feed would add
>>> epically in relation to bandwidth ?
>>>
>>> Is this something anyone is interested in ?
>>>
>>> Ken.
>>>
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