[Hpr] Queue Status, Backup Shows, and Prioritization Systems (oh my)

Kevin Wisher kevin.wisher at gmail.com
Mon Oct 21 09:19:51 PDT 2013


Is there any programming magic that could start releasing shows from the
backup queue, say after X number of shows are in the normal queue?


On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 12:13 PM, <epicanis+hpr at dogphilosophy.net> wrote:

> **
>
> > If people are not sending shows in because of the backup queue, I would
>
> > just prefer to schedule all the backup shows and be done with it.
>
> >
>
> > Has anyone any objection to me scheduling all the backup shows now ?
>
>
>
> Personally, I'd prefer to KEEP the backup shows as "backup" buffer. Rather
>
> than stopping me from sending in shows, it makes it possible for me to say
>
> "Oh, good, the backup shows will give me a couple of days to record
> something
>
> before HPR goes silent" rather than "Oh, crap, HPR is empty and I don't
> have time
>
> to record something that doesn't suck."
>
>
>
> (Yes, I know what you're thinking: "But, Epicanis, it's okay if it sucks,
> it's not
>
> like we have a Hacker Public Radio Quality Control Agent standing next to
>
> you pointing a flamethrower at your head if your episode sucks". That's not
>
> entirely true though, it's just that the agent is in my head instead of
> standing
>
> next to me...I can cope with me making an episode that sucks because I'm
> deluded
>
> or chose a bad topic or whatever, but not because I was just sloppy.
>
>
>
> That's just me, though.)
>
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