[Hpr] OGG feed

droops droops at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 11:55:08 PDT 2009


Ok, let's let stank figure out the space to put these things, I am all
for using the internet archive and textfiles.  I can knock out the ogg
feed pretty easily.

It seems we are going ogg, its a good day for open source.



On 10/7/09, Ken Fallon <ken.fallon at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes - both would be downloaded and would cause double the bandwidth to
> be use which is why two feeds would need to be maintained.
>
> I know some podcasts use the Internet Archive at Archive.org to host
> their shows. The license of HPR is compatible with their upload policy
> so we could always use that. I think it would be a good idea to have
> all the shows automatically posted over there anyway.
>
> Going forward it would be desirable to have hosts upload mp3 and ogg
> versions derived from the original material as re-encoding is not
> desirable.
>
> All this will probably lead to more work for the admins. I don't know
> the process involved in creating the mp3 feed but the creation of the
> ogg one could be automatically generated from it.
>
> Ken.
>
> On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 7:49 AM, droops <droops at gmail.com> wrote:
>> if we have an rss feed with each item having 2 enclosures, one mp3 and
>> one ogg, does that just mean that everyones rss client will just
>> download both versions of each episode?
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 1:10 PM, Jason Scott <jason at textfiles.com> wrote:
>>> I will happily provide hosting space as needed.
>>>
>>> On 10/6/09, StankDawg <stankdawg at stankdawg.com> wrote:
>>>> Just my two cents. And I hate jumping inherent since I am not as
>>>> active as I would like to be.
>>>>
>>>> The issue would be disk space. If we do this, which I support, I think
>>>> we need to work out logistics. I would propose that we move off all
>>>> but the past 50 episodes over to our new binrev.com downloads module
>>>> which is our official archive for brr and rfa anyway.
>>>>
>>>> I can make it happen but it will take a few weeks since I am out of
>>>> town.
>>>>
>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>>
>>>> On Oct 6, 2009, at 12:07 PM, Arron M Finnon <afinnon at googlemail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I think it would be awesome, i mean i've uploaded all my shows in .mp3
>>>>> as well as .ogg in the past month or so, but they don't seem to get
>>>>> used.
>>>>>
>>>>>> Message: 1
>>>>>> Date: Mon, 5 Oct 2009 20:13:38 +0200
>>>>>> From: Ken Fallon <ken.fallon at gmail.com>
>>>>>> Subject: [Hpr] OGG Feed
>>>>>> To: hpr-owner at hackerpublicradio.org
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>>>>>>
>>>>>> 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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