[Hpr] Error feedback from show notes

Todd norrist at gmail.com
Mon Jul 6 07:43:20 PDT 2020

If the contributor agrees, could show processing fixes being published with
the episode?
It would be helpful to future hosts to see common issues.

On Sun, Jul 5, 2020 at 6:04 AM Ken Fallon <ken at fallon.ie> wrote:

> Hi All,
> Most of the shows we process require us to make some level of
> modifications to get them posted. This ranges from fixing tags to a
> complete rewrite of the shownotes, or verifying whether intros were
> actually added or not.
> Each modification that we make means that it requires more human
> intervention and prevents us from being able to completely automate the
> upload process. In addition there is a non trivial amount of time needed
> to fix these issues. This can range from a few minutes to an hour or
> more per show, and with 260 shows a year this mounts up.
> We normally don't contact hosts about these issues as it is usually
> quicker to fix the issues than composing emails, and waiting for the
> reply that may never come. For the most part our experience has been
> that hosts are more than willing to fix these issues if they are aware
> of them.
> As part of the ongoing steps toward automation, would hosts be open to
> the idea of getting a processing report once we have posted the show?
> This would list all the issues the test tools found and the steps that
> we needed to take to rectify them.
> --
> Regards,
> Ken Fallon
> http://kenfallon.com
> http://hackerpublicradio.org/correspondents.php?hostid=30
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