[Hpr] Backup shows
perloid at autistici.org
Sun Mar 9 12:36:55 PDT 2014
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On 09/03/14 16:55, Ken Fallon wrote:
> I would like to bring this topic to some form of closure. Can I invite
> everyone to comment on this proposed text.
Looks good. Some minor suggestions below.
> If you have a non urgent show, please consider scheduling it during the
> summer period in the Northern Hemisphere as this is usually when we are
> short of shows. The backup queue is intended only to be used in the
> cases where there is still a gap in the schedule 24 hours prior to release.
> The shows will by their very nature need to be "timeless", ie: your
> topic should still be relevant in four years or more. People will be
> able to hear the show on the website but they will not be included in
> any feeds until release.
> Please begin all shows with text similar to:
> "This is a backup show, if you are hearing this then HPR needs shows
> ASAP. Please consider contributing a show. Email admin at hacker public
> radio dot org for more information."
Perhaps make reference to the page on the website which explains this in
> We expect that we need at least 10 shows in the backup queue in order to
> give people enough time to record and submit shows. Remember once that
> all the backup shows have been used up and there are no more shows in
> the queue, HPR as a project will stop.
Does it need to point out that if the cache of shows exceeds a
threshold, rather than keeping an ever-growing collection (however slow
the rate of growth), the older shows will be released into the live
system? Something like that? Use some other criterion than age?
Dave Morriss, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK | perloid at autistici.org
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